Elex is a proud USC Trojan who graduated first in his class from the Annenberg School for Journalism. He earned Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors while picking up dual degrees in broadcast journalism and political science. At USC, Michaelson hosted numerous campus broadcasts, and interned at several local stations and at NBC News in Washington.
Elex worked as a weekend morning anchor and weeknight reporter at XETV's San Diego 6 News.
The self-described "political junkie" reported live from the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama, the Republican National Convention and the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. He also appeared on CNN's "Larry King Live."
Elex the winner of 5 Emmy Awards and 11 nominations.
He is especially proud of his community work: He co-founded Get Hands On, a breast cancer awareness campaign profiled by multiple national news outlets. He actively partners with Computers 2 Kids, providing technology to needy Southern California families. And, he's thrilled to profile other extraordinary non-profits who "Pay it Forward" through a special Eyewitness News series.
When he's not working, Elex enjoys going to the beach, working out, watching great films, cheering on his Trojans and, most of all, eating well and laughing with friends and family.
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton kicked off a two-day visit to Southern California Monday.
The Summit Inn diner, a staple along the historic U.S. Route 66, was destroyed in the Blue Cut Fire on Tuesday.
A benefit was held in Pasadena Monday to honor those suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, as well as documentaries that bring awareness to the disease.
Ian Andersen's year-long bike ride from Alaska to Argentina is inspired by his best friend, who was paralyzed by a drunk driver.
The Los Angeles Rams kicked off their first preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys Saturday, and Eyewitness News was there to capture the excitement at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum.