Anchor & Reporter
Alexis Fernandez is an Anchor/Reporter for FOX5 News.
She is a seasoned journalist with more than a decade of experience working in local television news. She has spent most of her career in Alaska, but also worked in Tucson, Arizona.
Her work has taken her across Alaska but also to Iceland, where she covered a series about the country's geothermal energy and earned an Emmy Award nomination. While working in Tucson, she covered a wide range of stories about immigration, the Arizona-Mexico border, and the aftermath of the shooting in 2011 that left six dead and critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. In addition to her Emmy nominations, Alexis's work has also been recognized by the Alaska Broadcaster's Association.
Las Vegas has been her second home for the past several years, and she even graduated from Liberty High School in Henderson, NV.
A graduate of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alexis earned a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish. She also studied abroad at the University of Barcelona in Spain. She is fluent in Spanish. While in college she completed three internships at MTV, Fox News Channel, and the U.S. Senate before graduating.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors and spending time with family.