Alex Maragos anchors NBC 5 News Today from 4-7 a.m. and the NBC 5 News at 11 a.m. He joined NBC 5 in August 2015 as a general assignment reporter. In 2016, NBC 5 News Today won the Emmy award for Best Morning Newscast.
Alex returned home to Chicago after spending two years as a morning anchor and reporter at WLFI-TV in West Lafayette, Indiana. While there, he won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Indiana Broadcasters Association for breaking news and feature reporting.
During summers home from college, Alex held internships at ESPN Radio WMVP-AM 1000, news/talk WLS-AM 890 and NBC Sports Chicago.
Alex graduated from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, where he majored in Journalism and Mass Communications and played baseball for four years. He is also a graduate of Loyola Academy in Wilmette.
Alex lives in Chicago.