Alexa Liacko joined FOX 5 as a multimedia journalist in April 2018. Before joining FOX 5, Alexa worked in Tucson, Arizona, as a reporter for two years. She covered issues along the border, including several reports from Mexico, and also focused on issues facing first responders in southern Arizona. Alexa was a fill-in weather anchor and news anchor in Tucson, and she loves covering extreme weather and storm systems from the field and in the studio.
Alexa graduated from the University of Southern California with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree. She majored in broadcast and digital journalism with a minor in international communications. Her master’s degree is in communication management.
In her free time, Alexa loves hiking, swimming, and trying new foods and restaurants. She’s a dog lover and eventually wants to adopt a goldendoodle. Alexa is a Southern California native, and this is her first time living in the South! She is excited to be part of the FOX 5 team and experience all that Atlanta has to offer.
Hapeville Police are investigating an armed robbery at a wing shop that may be linked to multiple other crimes across the metro.
A couple who spend their whole year collecting toys for children as Santa and Mrs. Claus came home to find their house ransacked by burglars who stole and destroyed all their toys.
An Atlanta sixth grader turned his struggle with bullies into a patented invention to help other students.
The City of South Fulton Police Department is looking for a man who hijacked a woman's car from her as she was leaving her job at a nail salon.
A man was shot in the leg after trying to stop robbers from stealing out of his car at a gas station on Highway 138.
Johns Creek Police are looking for the armed thieves who broke into at least fourteen unlocked cars across several neighborhoods over the weekend.
Members of the Bethel A.M.E. Church in Gainesville gathered for a special Sunday service after their church was threatened by a 16-year-old who plotted to kill people inside the church.
After the fifth Democratic national debate, the candidates hit the streets of Atlanta to meet with voters and local leaders.
A family was reunited with their teen daughter ten years after she was abducted by her father.
The Newnan Police Department is investigating reports of white vans approaching children around the city.