Blayne Alexander is a reporter and anchor for 11Alive News. In addition to her weekday reports, you can see Blayne anchoring 11Alive Weekend Today on Saturday and Sunday mornings beginning at 9AM.
Blayne Alexander is a reporter and anchor for 11Alive News, Atlanta's NBC affiliate. In addition to her weekday reports, you can see her anchoring 11Alive Weekend Today on Saturday and Sunday mornings beginning at 9AM.
A two-time regional Emmy Award nominee, Blayne's work has appeared nationally on MSNBC and The Weather Channel. In 2014, Blayne twice traveled to Ferguson, MO, to report on the aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown. Most recently, she traveled to Selma to cover the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the events leading to the Voting Rights Act.
Blayne has twice covered the inauguration of President Barack Obama, first with NBC News in 2009, helping coordinate pool coverage for the five major broadcast networks. Four years later, Blayne returned to Washington to cover President Obama's second inauguration for 11Alive, telling stories through the eyes of Atlantans who traveled to witness the event.
Before coming to Atlanta in 2011, Blayne was a general assignment and education reporter at WRDW-TV in Augusta, GA. She began her career as a production assistant for NBC Nightly News in Washington, DC.
Blayne is a member of Junior League of Atlanta, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and an active volunteer and mentor with Cool Girls, Inc. Blayne also serves on the board of directors for The Scholarship Academy, a non-profit organization helping low-income students gain access to college scholarships.
Blayne is actively involved with both National and Atlanta Associations of Black Journalists, where she serves on the local executive board as vice-president of broadcast.
A graduate of Duke University, Blayne is originally from Oklahoma City, but has loved making Atlanta her home!