Alex Cheney
Alex Cheney is a general assignment reporter and weathercaster for ABC7 Eyewitness News. He joined the team in August 2019 after spending two years at KESQ in Palm Springs, California, as a weekend evening weathercaster, sports anchor/reporter and news reporter.

Alex began his career at KYMA in Yuma, Arizona, as a weekday news anchor, producer, reporter, and fill-in weather/sports anchor.

Alex graduated from the Manship School at Louisiana State University (Geaux Tigers!) with his bachelor's degree in Mass Communication with a specification in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in business. Alex worked for the university's student-run news station Tiger TV for three years.

He is thrilled to return to the Disney family as he interned at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut while in college.

Alex was born in Orange County and went to high school in Irvine. He is happy to be back in Southern California and doing what he loves! In his spare time, Alex enjoys basketball, playing guitar and hiking.

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Alex's Stories
Bobcat Fire now one of the largest wildfires ever in LA County after burning more than 106K acres
The raging Bobcat Fire that erupted two weeks ago in the San Gabriel Mountains is now one of the largest ever in Los Angeles County after burning more than 106,000 acres.
Bobcat Fire: Crews race to protect Mount Wilson Observatory as containment drops to 3%
Evacuation orders remain in place for parts of Arcadia and Sierra Madre as crews work to protect the infrastructure around Mount Wilson from the Bobcat Fire.
Long-standing magic shop in Azusa to close after 100 years due to COVID-19 pandemic
Owen's Magic Supreme in Azusa has been casting a spell on audiences since 1903. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, the business is being forced to close.
LA businessman donates $40,000 worth of suits, clothes to Goodwill of Southern California to help others dress the part while job-hunting
An LA business owner donates $40,000 worth of suits, clothes to Goodwill of Southern California to help others dress the part while job-hunting.
Jewish Free Loan Association helps small business, individuals struggling during pandemic with interest-free loans
Jewish Free Loan Association provides interest-free emergency loans to small businesses and individuals to help keep them up and running during tough times.
First schools in OC reopen following county's removal from state's COVID-19 watch list
Some Orange County schools opened their doors Wednesday, with even more students possibly returning to classrooms following the county's removal from California's watch list.
L.A., Orange counties honor Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on 8/24
Monday is Kobe Bryant Day in Los Angeles and Orange counties, honoring the late Lakers star.
Pink's Hot Dogs reopens in Hollywood after monthslong closure amid COVID-19
After a five-month closure, Pink's Hot Dogs is back with new health and safety measures.
Pac-12 postpones football and other fall sports amid COVID-19 concerns, explores possible spring schedule
The Big Ten and Pac-12 won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, taking two of college football's five power conferences out of a crumbling season amid the pandemic.
School uniforms still required for some students even as they attend online classrooms
Most students will be returning to their classrooms virtually this year, but that isn't stopping some schools from requiring uniforms for online sessions.