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Alexis Zotos

Class of 2011, Bachelor's



Alexis has held several internships throughout her college career including working as a broadcast assistant for KMOV-TV in St. Louis. She assisted reporters in the field for day-of-air stories and live breaking news, including the nationally covered disappearance of four year old Alisa Maier. Alexis also worked closely with the web team, producing video, photo and print stories for the web.

Alexis also worked as a features intern for The Hollywood Reporter as well as ALIVE Magazine in St. Louis. She has had several articles published, including an in-depth look into the membership process of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences (THR) and an inspiring story of one sister's journey from St. Louis to New York to raise money for cystic fibrosis and her younger sister (ALIVE).

Alexis' favorite part of reporting is meeting interesting people and getting the opportunity to share their stories. Some of her highlights include Emmy winning actor Bryan Cranston, actress Amanda Seyfried, TV host Cat Deeley, GOP hopeful Rick Santorum, Congresswoman Janice Hahn and on numerous occasions, Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa.

Alexis is a coffee addict who loves to cook, watch movies and travel.

Follow her on Twitter @alexiszotos
Visit her website alexiszotos.com
Check out her blog eatwriteloveenjoy.wordpress.com

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September 11, 2011

9/11 survivors, LAPD, LAFD and Los Angeles' city officials gathered for a remembrance ceremony on the 10th anniversary.

Campaign Advisors Discuss the Debate

September 8, 2011

Advisors from Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, John Hunstman and Michele Bachmann speak about their candidates performances in the first major...

Debate Continues After Candidates Exit Stage

September 8, 2011

 Candidates tackled domestic policy, among other topics.

LAPD Announces Arrest in 37th Place Shooting [UPDATED]

September 4, 2011

LAPD officials say they have multiple suspects in the incident as the FBI joins the investigation.

Students celebrate on USC's Row after news spreads of bin Laden's death

May 2, 2011

Celebrations erupt at USC over bin Laden's death

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

April 27, 2011

but you get what you need.

Keeping promises

April 12, 2011

Teases act as promises to the our viewers, but somtimes it hard to always keep those promises.

My name is Alexis and I am a social media addict

April 7, 2011

 An addiction to Facebook can be turned into a positive when you learned to harness its journalistic power.

Sometimes the backup plan is the problem

March 30, 2011

Sometimes trying to prepare for all that can go wrong will be what does go wrong.

Predicting the weather can be tricky…

March 23, 2011

Predicting the weather can be just as tricky as predicting live television.