During Alex Coleman’s long tenure with WREG-TV News Channel 3, he’s served in many roles. Currently he co-anchors Live @ 9 and co-anchors News Channel 3 at 4pm and 4:30 pm.
Alex earned his degree at the University of Alabama in his hometown of Tuscaloosa. He started working in news while he attended the University.
Alex has received numerous awards for journalism and community involvement, including Emmy nominations, the National Conference of Christians and Jews Award for Community Service, the New York Times Black Achiever in Industry Award and he was a finalist for a National Association of Black Journalists Award.
Despite a demanding schedule reporting and anchoring, Alex enjoys taking time to speak to school groups and civic organizations. He s also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Memphis Music Foundation, Latino Memphis, National Association of Recording Arts & Sciences(NARAS) and has served as a board member for the Fogelman YMCA and the Blues Foundation.
In his spare time, Alex likes music..Memphis music …and movies. He also enjoys reading, running, traveling, and keeping up with the Memphis Grizzlies, the Memphis Tiger Basketball team, and his Alabama Crimson Tide Football team.
When asked about Memphis, Alex says, I enjoy many things about Memphis, including the people, the city s growing diversity and the city’s rich musical heritage. Of course, I can’t leave out my passion for Memphis politics. No other place can compare to this town’s politics. There’s never a dull moment and that makes for great news.
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