Alexandra Torres-Perez

Alexandra is a Reporter and Producer for WAAY 31.

Title: Reporter/Producer/Anchor

Alex has always wanted to be a reporter. Her parents would tell her, as a kid she was constantly doing “research,” back when the Internet was just dial-up. She loved learning about what was happening in the world.

She grew up on the small island of Puerto Rico before moving to Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 10. She lived in Jacksonville until she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of North Florida.

During college, she was the managing editor of the school newspaper Spinnaker. She was also the video production assistant for the Department of Communications, director for Inside Jacksonville and director of communication for the Latin American Student Organization. She also had the opportunity to intern with WJXT-News4Jax where she developed her skills.

As she continued to study journalism, she realized she had a true passion for news.
Alex enjoys telling people’s stories in front of the camera and enjoys behind the camera work. Producing and creating the whole picture of the story is just as exciting.

She is thankful that WAAY 31 has given her the opportunity to experience both worlds. Alex joined WAAY 31 in June 2018 as a producer and reporter. She is currently the producer and anchor of WAAY 31 En Español.

Recent Posts by Alexandra Torres-Perez

WATCH: Virginia woman writes song about Perseverance landing on Mars

The rover successfully landed on the Red Planet Thursday afternoon.

Sunshine Mills expands pet food recall for possible mold contamination

Sunshine Mills has expanded its pet food recall to include multiple brands.

NASA creates device that warns you when you touch your face

NASA has a new device to help in the fight against coronavirus.

Free coronavirus testing offered in Huntsville

The test site will be open on Thursday until noon.

Back to school worship service in DeKalb County could be in jeopardy

The non-profit group, Freedom From Religion Foundation, claims a concerned parent reached out to them after the school posted about Sunday's back to school service on its Facebook page.

Dozens gather at Huntsville library to watch Apollo 11 documentary

Dozens gathered at the screening of "When We Were Apollo."

Madison County elementary schools will dismiss students later next year

It's causing concern for some parents with kids in different grade levels.

North Alabama music fans disappointed after upcoming concert venue permanently postpones shows

The first concert was scheduled to take place in 15 days.

Big Brothers Big Sisters tour Huntsville's Toyota Manufacturing Plant

Almost 100 people got to tour the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant Saturday morning. It's all part of a Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Alabama program that let's them tour different companies.

Child taken to hospital after near-drowning incident in Madison

The child was still breathing when taken to the hospital.

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