Alex Coleman

Live At 9 & First At Four Anchor

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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Recent Articles

  • Customers Remember The Life Of Easy Way Co-Owner David Carter

    Posted on: 4:32 pm, January 20, 2014, by

    Customers Say David Carter was a businessman who had a great relationship with customers
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  • New Student Application Fee Waiver Program At The University Of Memphis

    Posted on: 6:18 pm, January 15, 2014, by , updated on: 06:27pm, January 15, 2014

    Help for students and families facing financial hardship
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  • The Debate Over Wine In Tennessee Grocery Stores

    Posted on: 3:45 pm, January 14, 2014, by , updated on: 06:52pm, January 14, 2014

    Many liquor store owners are opposed to wine being sold in supermarkets, but some grocery store shoppers say they don't have a problem with it.
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  • Mayor Luttrell Says Shelby County Is In Good Shape

    Posted on: 3:26 pm, January 8, 2014, by , updated on: 05:23pm, January 8, 2014

    Luttrell says a property tax increase won't be needed this year.
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  • Memphis Ranks As A Top Big City For Moviemaking

    Posted on: 5:50 pm, January 7, 2014, by

    Memphis ranks 9th on Moviemaking Magazine list
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  • Memphis Liquor Store’s Facebook Posting Draws Attention

    Posted on: 2:59 pm, December 24, 2013, by , updated on: 06:06pm, December 24, 2013

    Owner apologizes and hopes the posting won't have a sobering impact on customers
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  • Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Donations Are Running Low In Memphis

    Posted on: 5:28 pm, December 13, 2013, by , updated on: 09:28am, December 16, 2013

    Only a few days remain to make your donations to the Red Kettle Campaign.
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  • Memphis Woman Battles Abuse, Drugs And Wins Thanks To Salvation Army

    Posted on: 5:46 pm, December 12, 2013, by

    (Memphis) Venita Vaughn is busy doing office secretarial work, but she can’t hit a delete button or easily erase some...
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  • Salvation Army Called Lifechanging By Mother Who Once Used Drugs

    Posted on: 12:00 pm, December 12, 2013, by

    "There was a point where I didn't know how to love, how to love my own children"
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  • Memphis Woman Overcomes Drugs, Homelessness Thanks To Salvation Army

    Posted on: 5:23 pm, December 10, 2013, by , updated on: 05:43pm, December 10, 2013

    Salvation Army's Single Women Lodge Offers Dee Cummings A New Life
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  • Salvation Army Helps Memphis Mother Abandon Life Of Drugs

    Posted on: 5:15 pm, December 9, 2013, by , updated on: 05:58pm, December 9, 2013

    Renewal Place Program Offers Hope And A Second Chance In Life
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  • Memphis And The Mid-South Remember JFK Assassination

    Posted on: 6:15 pm, November 22, 2013, by , updated on: 07:15pm, November 22, 2013

    Many remember where they were when they learned JFK had been shot
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