Wes Blankenship is a sports anchor and reporter on 11Alive in Atlanta, Ga. He is Lawrenceville native and joined the 11Alive team in August of 2016.  

Wes is honored to share the stories of his community that help people get access to their favorite teams and athletes. His career as a journalist spans more than a decade dating back to his time at The University of Georgia. Before joining the 11Alive team, he was an anchor and reporter at WMAZ in Macon. 

Wes is an award-winning and Emmy-nominated journalist for his work in local sports. 

His favorite thing to do in the neighborhood is enjoy the wide variety of food available to Atlanta’s residents, and help serve the community through projects at church with his wife, Brittany.

“Georgia is my home. I consider myself blessed to have been born in Savannah, raised in Lawrenceville, educated in Athens, able to begin my career in Macon, and to serve its capital in Atlanta.”

Listen to Wes and the 11Alive sports team on Look Alive Podcast: https://apple.co/2ZBfiOA

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Email | WBlankenship@11alive.com

Facebook | Wes Blankenship

Twitter | @Wes_nship