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.
Two drivers were both stuck on the train tracks in downtown Duluth because they say their GPS malfunctioned.
A teenager fought off a masked naked intruder who broke into her home and started fondling himself in front of her.
Police are searching for an armed man who held an 8-year-old girl at gunpoint on her elementary school playground.
A Cobb County animal shelter is under investigation for animal cruelty after volunteers filed complaints with police and the state Department of Agriculture.
Police found the 50-year-old victim in the garage of the home.
A large fire in Cobb County's industrial district broke out Friday morning.
Dekalb County Police have arrested two men after a 4-year-old was shot by a stray bullet.
Cleaning crews throughout Atlanta help cancer patients by cleaning their homes for free.
Union City police are searching for the suspect who stole a vehicle from a Shell gas station with a 1-year-old inside.
Police in Alpharetta asked a citizen for help resolving a tense standoff with an armed man last Tuesday. SWAT teams were standing by as a man barricaded himself inside his car at a storage unit on Westside Parkway in Alpharetta.