Alex Wallace has been an on-camera meteorologist at The Weather Channel since May 2006. A member of the National Weather Association, Alex handles double duties, forecasting on the network and for broadband/mobile products on weather.com.
Alex is a graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast news along with a certificate in new media studies. He also earned a master’s degree in geosciences with an emphasis in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University. In Mississippi, Alex forecasted for the local Starkville area and earned a “Top 5 Percent Forecaster Award” in the National Collegiate Weather Forecasting Contest.
While in graduate school, he had the wonderful opportunity to intern at The Weather Channel. During his internship, he learned from some of the best meteorologists in the country and eventually landed his first career job at The Weather Channel. Alex has been fascinated with weather since he was young. He says, “What other career would allow me to talk about and forecast the weather? A real dream come true.”
In May of 2012, Alex was honored with the John E. Drewry Award for Young Alumni Achievement by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. An avid sports fan, particularly Georgia Football; he roots for his Bulldogs every Saturday in the Fall. He also loves music and has a passion for film.