Alex HeatonMulti-media Journalist

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Alex comes to ABC News 4 from our sister station WPDE ABC 15 News in Myrtle Beach.

A South Carolina native, Alex grew up in Orangeburg and received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of South Carolina.

While in school, Alex interned at WACH FOX in Columbia and worked as a production assistant for American Idol and CNN's State of the Union. During her time as a student she also worked as a page in the South Carolina House and the Lieutenant Governor’s office, and as a legislative aide.

At WPDE, Alex covered the disappearance of Heather Elvis and October’s historic floods.

When Alex isn't at work, she's studying for her law degree at the Charleston School of Law.