Blayne Alexander is a reporter and fill-in anchor for 11Alive News, Atlanta's NBC affiliate, where she shoots, writes and edits her own stories. You can see her reports most weekday mornings on Atlanta Alive beginning at 5am.

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Blayne Alexander is a reporter and fill-in anchor for 11Alive News, Atlanta's NBC affiliate, where she shoots, writes and edits her own stories. You can see her reports most weekday mornings on Atlanta Alive beginning at 5am.

A two-time regional Emmy Award nominee, Blayne's work has appeared nationally on MSNBC and The Weather Channel. In 2014, Blayne traveled to Ferguson, MO, where she spent a week reporting on the clashes between law enforcement and protestors following the police-involved shooting of an unarmed teenager.

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 with Cool Girls, Inc. She is also an active member of both National and Atlanta Associations of Black Journalists, where she serves on the local executive board as vice-president of broadcast.

A native of Oklahoma City, Blayne graduated from Duke University with a degree in English.

She would love to hear from you! You can connect with Blayne on Facebook, follow her on Twitter or send her an email: balexander@11alive.com.

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