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
California congressional leaders call for year-round federal firefighting staffing
Several members of California's congressional delegation sent a letter calling on the federal government to transition some seasonal federal firefighters into year-round positions to battle the state's increasing number of wildfires.
Navy veteran utilizes military experience to help as volunteer for Red Cross
"It's a very meaningful type of volunteer work." This Navy veteran is transferring the skills he learned in the military to now volunteer with the American Red Cross.
Brief round of rain, snow and strong winds hit SoCal
A brief cold system moved through the Southland Monday, bringing rain, snow and gusty winds.
City of Hope unveils colorful street art throughout OC, uniting community with positive messages during COVID
"It is a message of hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel and that we are indeed making progress." City of Hope teamed with local street artists to create colorful murals at vaccination sites throughout Orange County.
Santa Monica joins 100 other cities in effort to establish national holiday honoring those lost to COVID
Santa Monica is joining more than 100 other cities to proclaim the first Monday of March as COVID Memorial Day in an effort to make it a national holiday.
Pasadena community's outpouring of love convinces longtime UPS driver to keep same route
A longtime UPS driver will keep remaining a fixture of a Pasadena community after they banded together and made his reconsider changing his route.
Extra unemployment benefits for gig workers in jeopardy without extension in next stimulus bill
Millions are on the brink of losing everything as COVID-19 closures continue and an unemployment benefit that's been saving gig workers is in danger.
$500 tip surprises worker at San Pedro waterfront business: 'I never thought it would happen to me!'
A woman who works at a ticket booth on the San Pedro waterfront never expected to receive something so generous, but a patron surprised her with a $500 tip.
Dignity Health, LA Galaxy come together to open vaccine site in Carson to help underserved community
Dignity Health and the L.A. Galaxy joined forces to open a new vaccination site at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, providing first-dose inoculations all week long by appointment only.
LA County schools reopening work to balance safety, education of youngest students
As L.A. County hit the state milestone for allowing elementary schools to reopen, some school districts were already set to welcome back students as soon as they received the green light.