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Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

PROFILE

Alexa Liacko

Producer, News Anchor, Weather anchor
Class of 2015


Alexa Liacko is a junior at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She is majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Global Communication and a Progressive Master's degree in Communication Management. She is currently a producer and is training to be on next year's staff of Executive Producers. She has anchored ATVN's newscast and is a multimedia journalist reporter as well. She has also been a weather anchor and has worked for the web department. 

This past fall, Alexa interned for ABC 7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles with Healthy Living reporter Denise Dador. Over the summer, Alexa interned for KTLA 5 Morning News as a Producer's intern. There she managed web content, pitched segment ideas, wrote lead ins and was responsible for a newsletter for over 20,000 subscribers. She has also interned for KABC Radio Los Angeles FOX News in Honolulu, Hawaii where she reported on local news and created packages and wrote for each of the broadcasts. 

STORIES

There's Always Room For Improvement

April 23, 2014

If one thing is clear here, it's the fact that we are not professionals....even though we try to be.

The To-Do List

April 16, 2014

Contributing to a newscast across multiple platforms is key, but that is a lot easier said than done.

Pasadena Car Wash First to be Unionized in LA County

April 15, 2014

Employees of High Performance Auto Detailing are excited about the possibilities for the future. 

Sidewalk Repair Program Begins in Highland Park

April 15, 2014

Los Angeles City Council approved the program's funding in March to help in the immediate repair of the sidewalks in...

Dodger Hosts Baseball Clinic For Jackie Robinson Day

April 15, 2014

More than 100 children from the Boys and Girls Club of Los Angeles participated in Tuesday's event.

Google Glass Released to Public

April 15, 2014

One new report raises privacy issues about the device.

New Information Released on Bus Crash Drivers

April 15, 2014

Authorities said both drivers had clean records.

That One Continuing, Ongoing, Never Ending Story

April 10, 2014

There's always one developing story that keeps developing and developing, so how do you make it new?

Developers Plan to Demolish 'Ground Zero Mosque'

April 8, 2014

One New York resident believes the issue is not getting as much attention as before.

Team Work is What's Gonna Work

April 2, 2014

3...2...1...WE'RE LIVE!

Immigrant-Rights Advocates Prepare for May Day March

April 1, 2014

Plans are set for a big day that will bring thousands of protestors to Downtown LA.

Cancer Survivor Shares Story about Losing Sight

April 1, 2014

Jake Olson hopes to become the first blind golfer in the PGA golf tour.

Former Cedars-Sinai Aide Under Investigation

April 1, 2014

The nursing assistant is accused of sexual assault.

General Motors Testifies Before Congress

April 1, 2014

CEO Mary Barra faces harsh critism. 

Food Trucks Battle for a Cause

April 1, 2014

This year's event raised money for USC Kicks for Kids.

Mudslide Alert Issued in Glendora

April 1, 2014

Officials in Glendora raised the city's mudslide alert level to yellow.

Organizers Urge Water Conservation Across the Nation

April 1, 2014

Mayors across the nation are challenging Americans to save more water.

One Million People in Los Angeles Not Covered

April 1, 2014

Two community groups work to get people in Los Angeles health care coverage.

Keep Calm and Trust No One...Most of the Time

March 25, 2014

If you want things done right, sometimes you just have to do it yourself.

Weather 03/13/14

March 13, 2014

The Struggle Is Real

March 12, 2014

Something is always wrong. The question becomes: can you and will you fix it?

Jammin' With Jacqueline: Film Composer

March 4, 2014

Get to know a musician whose dream is to write music for movies and win an Oscar.

Coachella Goers Warned of Ticket Scam

March 4, 2014

Customers received an email warning them about a fake website.

RadioShack To Close Stores Across The U.S.

March 4, 2014

The electronics retailer stock is down about 22 percent in the past year.

L.A. City Council Votes to Limit the Use of E-Cigarettes

March 4, 2014

The ban would prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in almost every workplace and many outdoor locations.

The Tease: Apr. 24, 2014

USC Women's Water Polo Hosts MPSF Playoffs

USC Sand Volleyball Closes Out Regular-Season

USC Women's Rowing Battle Stanford

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CALENDAR
Thu, 4/24/14 | 6:00pm
Doheny Memorial Library (DML)
Fri, 4/25/14 (All day)
Paramount Pictures Studios
Tue, 4/29/14 | 6:45pm
Ahmanson Theatre
Sat, 5/03/14 | 10:00am
Union Station
Thu, 5/08/14 | 12:00pm
Sixth St. and Spring St.