Alice Gainer

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Alice Gainer
Born Alice M. Gainer
(1982-07-03) July 3, 1982 (age 32)
Wayne, New Jersey
Nationality USA
Education Fordham University
Occupation Reporter
Title Reporter/Anchor

Alice Gainer (born July 3, 1982 in Wayne, New Jersey) is an EMMY Award winning Anchor/Reporter for WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV, New York. She most recently worked at WNYW Fox 5, New York and prior to that was the weekday morning reporter, weekend morning anchor, host and producer of "Get Fit Friday" on News 12 New Jersey. She has also appeared on News 12 Westchester, CNN, Fox News Channel and Fox Business Happy Hour.

Gainer graduated from Fordham University in 2004 with a degree in Communications: TV and Radio and a minor in Business Administration.[1] At Fordham she was an anchor for WFUV, the university's NPR affiliated radio station, and earned a Gracie Award in the category "Individual Achievement for Best Anchor (Radio)".[2] After graduating Gainer worked for NPR affiliate WBGO radio [3] and also for MetroNetworks WOR, WABC, and Air America Satellite Radio.[citation needed]

Gainer is the recent recipient of a 2014 NY EMMY for "Spot News" and has been nominated five times in the categories "LIVE- reporter", "Spot News" and "Health/Science". At the age of 25 and after only 2 years as a television reporter she was nominated for a New York Emmy for "On-Camera Achievement -Live Reporter". She was the recipient of a 2010 1st place Associated Press award for "Best Continuing Coverage". Other awards include a 1st place AP award for "Best Election Coverage" with the WBGO news team and a Public Radio News Directors Incorporated award. She's appeared in the movies "The Bourne Legacy" as an MSNBC anchor [4] and "Delivery Man". Gainer was also a principal actor in a New York Mega Millions commercial where she played a news anchor. She has also appeared in several MTV commercials.

Gainer competed for the title of Miss New Jersey USA and placed in the top 15 for several years. She also held the title of Miss Somerset County 2006,[5] in the Miss America Organization. She was an all-county swimmer and soccer player in high school and captain of the dance team at Fordham.[citation needed]