Alex Cameron - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Alex Cameron

Alex Cameron Alex Cameron

Alex Cameron moved to Oklahoma in 1995 to take a job at News 9 in Oklahoma City as a general assignment reporter.  In the years since, Alex has been given a variety of anchoring duties – the morning show, weekends, 4:00 pm, and, most recently, the noon newscast.  Throughout it all, however, Alex has continued to do the one thing that first attracted him to the business: report out in the field.

Alex has covered everything, from the legislative battles at the Capitol, to the challenges facing Oklahoma educators, to the devastating impact of tornadoes and ice storms.   Reporting for NEWS 9 has taken Alex literally around the world: to Bosnia in 1996 to document the brave work of the Oklahoma-based 3rd Herd; to Colorado in 1997 to cover the trial of Timothy McVeigh, and again, in 2001, to report on the OSU plane crash tragedy; to Washington, D.C. in 2005 to report on the last BRAC (base realignment and closure); and to New Orleans and Seattle more recently to follow Oklahoma City's acquisition of an NBA franchise.  Alex has also put together many stories on local war heroes.  He has especially enjoyed profiling some of the state's World War II veterans (Alex's father served in Patton's 3rd Army and fought in the Battle of the Bulge).  This reporting earned Alex recognition from the state's Veterans Administration, and led to his participation in the dedication of the USS Oklahoma memorial at Pearl Harbor in 2007. 

More recently, Alex took on investigative reporting duties, for both News 9 and News on 6.  This opportunity has allowed Alex to focus on and dig into issues which impact Oklahomans across the state.  Alex and his team were just awarded an Emmy for their reporting on a controversial state program that uses tax breaks to generate new jobs.

Alex grew up on the East Coast, living in both Maryland and New Jersey. He attended Bucknell University and the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He later received a master's in journalism at New York University where his thesis earned him the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' prestigious "College Television Award" in 1988.  Alex started his broadcasting career in radio in Delaware, which is where he also landed his first television job.

A student of the German language and culture, Alex is interested in history of all types and eras.  He also enjoys running, volleyball, and golf.  Alex is a proud graduate of Leadership OKC (class XXIV) and a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.  Alex and his wife, Ann, a Columbia, Missouri, native, say Oklahoma feels like home now, and both believe in the importance of investing in their community in any way possible.  They live in Edmond with their daughter Sarah, son Scott, and two dogs.

  • Alex CameronMore>>

  • Indian Gaming Commission Responds To SCOTUS Decision On Sports Betting

    Indian Gaming Commission Responds To SCOTUS Decision On Sports Betting

    Oklahoma's 130-plus tribal casinos take in more than $2 billion in gaming revenue annually and with this week's Supreme Court ruling on sports betting, it could soon be more.Oklahoma's 130-plus tribal casinos take in more than $2 billion in gaming revenue annually and with this week's Supreme Court ruling on sports betting, it could soon be more.
    Oklahoma's 130-plus tribal casinos take in more than $2 billion in gaming revenue annually and with this week's Supreme Court ruling on sports betting, it could soon be more.Oklahoma's 130-plus tribal casinos take in more than $2 billion in gaming revenue annually and with this week's Supreme Court ruling on sports betting, it could soon be more.

    Oklahoma's 130-plus tribal casinos take in more than $2 billion in gaming revenue annually and with this week's Supreme Court ruling on sports betting, it could soon be more. 

    More >>

    Oklahoma's 130-plus tribal casinos take in more than $2 billion in gaming revenue annually and with this week's Supreme Court ruling on sports betting, it could soon be more. 

    More >>
  • State Officials Remark On 23rd Anniversary Of Murrah Building Bombing

    State Officials Remark On 23rd Anniversary Of Murrah Building Bombing

    The newly sworn-in mayor of Oklahoma City, David Holt, told those gathered on the cool, sunny morning that he is just as committed to fulfilling the Memorial's mission statement as his predecessors have been.The newly sworn-in mayor of Oklahoma City, David Holt, told those gathered on the cool, sunny morning that he is just as committed to fulfilling the Memorial's mission statement as his predecessors have been.
    The newly sworn-in mayor of Oklahoma City, David Holt, told those gathered on the cool, sunny morning that he is just as committed to fulfilling the Memorial's mission statement as his predecessors have been.The newly sworn-in mayor of Oklahoma City, David Holt, told those gathered on the cool, sunny morning that he is just as committed to fulfilling the Memorial's mission statement as his predecessors have been.

    A remembrance ceremony on the 23rd anniversary of the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building made clear that no amount of time will ever completely erase the pain of the attack. 

    More >>

    A remembrance ceremony on the 23rd anniversary of the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building made clear that no amount of time will ever completely erase the pain of the attack. 

    More >>
  • DOC Director Hopeful Reforms Will Curb Contraband Battles

    DOC Director Hopeful Reforms Will Curb Contraband Battles

    Joe Allbaugh, Director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, said you could take the headlines about this incident Sunday night, and switch Oklahoma for South Carolina, and they would be just as plausible.Joe Allbaugh, Director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, said you could take the headlines about this incident Sunday night, and switch Oklahoma for South Carolina, and they would be just as plausible.
    Joe Allbaugh, Director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, said you could take the headlines about this incident Sunday night, and switch Oklahoma for South Carolina, and they would be just as plausible.Joe Allbaugh, Director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, said you could take the headlines about this incident Sunday night, and switch Oklahoma for South Carolina, and they would be just as plausible.

    The head of Oklahoma's prison system says what happened in a South Carolina prison last weekend could just as easily have happened in Oklahoma. 

    More >>

    The head of Oklahoma's prison system says what happened in a South Carolina prison last weekend could just as easily have happened in Oklahoma. 

    More >>

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured on News9.com

  • Contact Us

    Need to contact a News 9 anchor or reporter? Get their contact information here.

  • Facebook

    Join other News 9 fans “Like” us on Facebook! You’ll be in the loop for breaking news, special offers and other inside details.

  • Twitter

    Follow @NEWS9 to get up-to-date news info as it happens right on your cell phone or desktop!

  • Live Traffic

    Get the latest road conditions on Oklahoma roadways.

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.