Alex Maragos
Alex Maragos

Alex Maragos anchors the weekday 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. newscasts for NBC 5 and contributes stories to the station’s award-winning Investigates unit.

Previously, Maragos anchored weekend evenings newscasts and filed reports from the field three days a week. Prior to that, he spent four years as anchor of NBC 5 News Today. Alex started at NBC 5 in August 2015 as a general assignment reporter. In 2022, he spent one month in Beijing, China, covering the Winter Olympic Games. Since 2016, he also has served as the start and finish line reporter for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Maragos 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 is married and lives in Chicago.

Connect with Alex on Social Media:

Facebook: @AlexMaragosNBC5

Twitter: @AlexMaragosNBC


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