Alexis A. Mathews joined WTAP News Team in August 2019 as the weekend anchor and weekday reporter, and is currently the anchor for the 5:00 and 10:00 newscasts.
Born and raised in the south suburbs of Chicago, Alexis was always determined to take her talents beyond the Windy City.
She is a 2017 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelors in Journalism (Broadcast Multimedia). With her love for both entertainment and hard news, Alexis has been able to use her journalistic skills as a lifestyle reporter in Lexington, KY and most recently as a breaking news reporter in Dayton, OH.
Alexis is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
A self-proclaimed Beyoncé Stan (super fan), fashionista, and reality television show junkie, when she’s not at work Alexis enjoys traveling.
Alexis’ ability to challenge herself, coupled with her love for storytelling has her excited for the next stop in her journey covering and learning all about the Mid-Ohio Valley!
The former Los Angeles Laker and his daughter Gianna died Sunday in the crash, and as many as seven other people may have been killed.
"I got three small kids and am trying to figure out how to navigate life with three kids and no mom," Matt Mauser said of the death of his wife, Christina.
"I swear, I just wish people would just leave me alone. I don't do anything. I just want to be left alone," the woman said through tears after the attack.
The shooting occurred at 12:15 p.m. outside Bridgeport Superior Court on Golden Hill Street, according to a spokeswoman for the Bridgeport mayor's office.
Her tweet came shortly after the stunning news that Bryant had died at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash in the Los Angeles area.