About Blayne Alexander
Blayne Alexander, the NBC correspondent based in Atlanta is pursuing her dream job. What started to her as a passion at a young age has blossomed into a well-paying career. She started this long journey in 2008 as a desk assistant at NBC News where she field produced for MSNBC Live and later served as a production assistant for NBC Nightly News.
Meeting new people, striking up conversations, sating her frequently insatiable curiosity, and striving to give voice to those who feel unheard are some of the things that bring her the most happiness. She is sincerely going toward her destiny.
Blayne is fortunate to have the skill to transform her passion for journalism into something worthwhile that brings people together. Telling stories is her passion is at the top of her to-do list and she has interacted with many people throughout her career.
Blayne Alexander Age & Height
Alexander is currently 46 years old. She was born on March 4, 1977, in Oklahoma City, United States. About her measurements, Blayne stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Blayne Alexander Education
Alexander holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Duke University.
Blayne Alexander Husband
Blayne is married to businessman, James Bailey. The couple has one child, a daughter named Sage Milan Bailey. A graduate of the University of Georgia, James works as the Chief Executive Officer of the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Baby Sage was born on July 1, 2021, weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces. The reason Alexander and her spouse Bailey gave her the name Sage is that it reflects many of the qualities they wish for her to have when she grows up, notably wisdom, discernment, and a peaceful, comforting nature.
Blayne’s Career From Desk Assistant to NBC Correspondent
Blayne’s first job (on payroll) was as a desk assistant at NBC News. She landed this job in August 2008 after graduating from Duke University. This exposure is what gave her the experience and skills that she need in her career.
Blayne was chosen to assist in the production of a number of unique projects during the 2008 election cycle, such as a question and answer session with Ann Curry after the debate, election night results from Charlotte, North Carolina, and, most significantly, coverage of President Barack Obama’s inauguration from the US Capitol.
The next year, Blayne began working as a photojournalist and reporter for WRDW-TV News 12. This marked the official start of her profession, as she was placed in underemployment. Blayne was a multimedia journalist who also functioned as her own editor and photographer.
Blayne began working as an anchor and reporter for WXIA-TV (11Alive News) in March 2011. She worked for Atlanta’s NBC affiliate, 11Alive News, for six years as an anchor and reporter. She not only reported during the week but also hosted 11Alive Weekend Today on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Blayne travels throughout Atlanta to cover significant news for WXIA and TEGNA stations around the country. She began working for NBCUniversal Media, LLC as an NBC News Channel correspondent in February 2017.
Blayne currently works for NBC News as an Atlanta-based correspondent, covering stories for MSNBC, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Today Show, and all other NBC News platforms.
Blayne Alexander Salary & Net Worth
Alexander earns approximately $89,637. Her job at NBC News is her primary source of income. She has created her wealth through her career which spans 25 years. Her wages increased as she took different roles in different stations that she has worked in. Alexander has an estimated net worth of $800,000.