Alice Gainer

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Alice Gainer
Born Alice Gainer
(1982-07-03) July 3, 1982 (age 36)
Wayne, New Jersey
Nationality USA
Education Fordham University
Occupation Journalist
Title Anchor/Reporter

Alice Gainer (born July 3, 1982 in Wayne, New Jersey) is an American anchor and reporter for WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV, New York. Prior to WCBS Gainer worked at WNYW Fox 5, New York and for eight years before that, worked as an Anchor/Reporter at 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 won a Gracie Award in the category "Individual Achievement for Best Anchor (Radio)".[2] She was also an anchor for the campus television station. 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 recipient of a 2017 NY Emmy for "Crime News", a 2016 NY Emmy for "Entertainment News" and a 2014 NY Emmy for "Spot News". She's been nominated eight times in the categories "LIVE- reporter", "Spot News", "Entertainment News", "Crime 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". She most recently appeared as a reporter on the CBS show Bull. Gainer was also a principal actor in a New York Mega Millions commercial where she played a news anchor and 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. In high school, she was captain of the Varsity swim team and an all-county swimmer. She also played Varsity soccer . At Fordham, she was captain of the nationally competitive dance team.[citation needed] On July 17, 2018, she posted on Twitter that she is engaged to her boyfriend.


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  4. ^ "Full cast and crew for The Bourne Legacy". Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  5. ^ Archived September 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.