Correspondent for INSIDE EDITION
Inspirational, Women's Speaker
Author of "Faith in the Spotlight"
Megan Alexander can be seen every evening as a correspondent on the longest-running, top rated syndicated national news magazine television show INSIDE EDITION. She is the Author of the successful new book “Faith in the Spotlight – thriving in your career while staying true to your beliefs”.
After joining INSIDE EDITION in fall of 2007, Alexander has covered a variety of news topics like the last 6 Super Bowls, swimming with wild animals, tackling a breaking political story or chatting with celebrities. Alexander is known for her sense of humor and knack for putting people at ease while entertaining and informing the public.
Alexander also covers sports, and is a special correspondent with CBS Newspath. She covered the 2014 and 2015 Thursday Night Football games for CBS.
Alexander is an actress and her film credits include the roles in the movies Space Warriors, the drama Redeemed and upcoming feature film “Heartbeats”. She is also an Executive Producer of the film.
She sits on the Board of Governors for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Foundation and emcees countless charity events around the country for organizations like Girls Quest, Girls Inc and NAM.
Alexander was born and raised in Seattle, WA and attended King’s High School. She graduated from Westmont College with a degree in Political Science and served her senior year as the Student Body President.
She began her television as a reporter for Tennessee Mornings on Fox 17 where she was a traffic and weather radio reporter for MetroNetworks. While in Nashville, she hosted a teen show for LifeWay Christian Resources entitled Fuel. She then went on to be a reporter/anchor for KENS5, the CBS station in San Antonio, TX, and co-hosted the morning show Great Day San Antonio before joining the INSIDE EDITION. She was also a frequent guest commentator on HLN’s Showbiz Tonight and the Wendy Williams Show.
Megan splits time between NYC and Nashville, TN and in her free time she loves to work out, travel and is always up for an adventure. She and her husband have two sons and a dog named Indiana.
"A Seat At The Table" - My story as a Christian working in secular Entertainment. Megan is a reporter for the top syndicated newsmagazine show "Inside Edition" and a sports reporter for CBS Thursday Night Football. She is also a strong Christian who believes we should boldly take a seat at the table of all industries. She is a Wife, a Mother of 2 and does the work/life balance dance. As a 35 year old, she is young enough to speak for the millenials but has stories and insight to share from her over a decade of experience in the Media world. She shares behind the scenes stories of how her faith is tested and strengthened every day in the world of national television. Regardless of your career or calling, everyone will walk away inspired and energized from Megan's speech. This speech can be faith-based or more inspirational, depending on the audience. (this speech has been given to Prayer Breakfasts, Church Groups, Women's Health Events, Women's Luncheons and as a keynote for evening dinners)
Abstinence - Why its still a great option. Megan shares her story of waiting until marriage. Below is a story Fox News did on her marriage, and also an article she recently wrote for the Blaze on Abstinence. Her story is also used in public school curriculum on sex-ed in the state of Missouri, when they talk about abstinence.
CBS Correspondent Megan Alexander delivered an inspirational keynote at Penn State’s 2016 Powerful Women Paving the Way Conference. She shared stories and insight from over a decade of experience in the media world and practical advice for women on achieving success in their careers. Her presentation was followed by a lively Q&A with lots of great questions from attendees about her journalistic experience and her ability to balance her career and family. She was a fantastic, energizing speaker and many of our attendees have expressed how much they learned from and enjoyed her presentation.
-Penn State, Smeal College of Business
“Megan exceeded our expectations and did an amazing job. She engaged everyone and seemed to be a crowd pleaser as we had a very diverse group of women. She was super personable and I felt she set a great tone for what followed in our program. She incorporated our goals and then expanded on it in a way I did not expect, but it was totally relatable to the overall mission of our organization. I would highly recommend her to other groups. I was very thankful she chose to be with us. I felt like it was a divine appointment.”
-First Coast Women’s Services
"There’s a reason Megan Alexander is featured as a national correspondent for the popular entertainment program “Inside Edition.” She has a compelling presence both on camera and at live events. I don’t know of anyone more up-to-date on our entertainment driven culture and how that culture impacts our daily lives. Her ability to connect with audiences makes her a perfect speaker, and I can’t recommend her enough."
-Phil Cooke - Filmmaker, Media consultant, and Author of “One Big Thing: Discovering What You Were Born to Do."
“Megan Alexander emceed our 46th annual Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards dinner at the Plaza Hotel in NYC…she was the perfect host – prepared, eloquent, dynamic and informed. The audience loved her. I heartily recommend her as a speaker or host for events.
-Javier LaFianza, CEO and President, Hugh OBrian Youth Foundation (HOBY)