Our upcoming season of Omaha Fashion Week is less than THREE WEEKS AWAY, and production is in full swing! A good emcee can make or break a showcase, which is why we are so grateful to KETV NewsWatch 7 for providing us with another amazing lineup! Keep reading to learn more about the fabulous emcees who will keep us entertained August 18th-24th, and don’t forget to snag your tickets today!
Alexandra Stone joined the KETV team in July 2014. She comes to Omaha from Amarillo, Texas where she anchored the morning show Today in Amarillo, and reported on city politics, the historic drought, and large area wildfires. Alexandra was born and raised in Des Moines Iowa, and she’s happy to be back near her home! She is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a Bachelor’s of Journalism. Alexandra’s lifetime love of writing and great stories is what drew her to journalism. In her free time, Alexandra enjoys traveling, cooking, water sports, and spending lots of time with her friends and family!
Waverle Monroe comes from Northern Minnesota where she worked as a morning reporter in Duluth. She joined KETV as a Multimedia Journalist in mid-November. Though, Waverle transitioned from Duluth, she is originally from Omaha. She graduated from Burke High School in 2012 and went on to study broadcast communications at UNO. As a multimedia journalist, Waverle uses all platforms to provide audiences with news content. If you see Waverle out and about she will most likely be by herself, as she one-woman-bands almost all her stories. Waverle danced most of her life, practiced five years in Pointe, and still occasionally slips on her dance shoes. She has a four year old Maltese-poodle named Winston.
James Wilcox joined KETV Newswatch 7 in March of 2017. He grew up in southern Minnesota and received a degree in Mass Communications from St. Cloud State University. James says, “I love my job and love telling stories that have an impact. News isn’t always good, so whenever possible I push for stories that bring something positive or spur change.” An award-winning journalist, James has been honored by the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, the Minnesota Associated Press, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a regional Emmy nomination for his investigative report looking into the growing number of homeless youth in Rochester. He’s also been recognized by the Associated Press in Both New York and Nebraska.
Chinh Doan is a passionate storyteller who hopes her personal story will inspire others to work hard and be kind. Born in Vietnam, Chinh moved to the United States when she was four. She learned how to speak English by reading the local newspaper and watching the news, which also inspired her passion for journalism. Chinh has been an anchor/reporter for KETV NewsWatch 7 since 2013. Chinh keeps herself busy, as she is involved in several different organizations outside of work. In her limited free time, she loves to volunteer, try new foods, read, and spend time with family and friends.
Laurann Robinson has been with KETV NewsWatch 7 since February 2016. Originally from Los Angeles, the meteorologist has spent the last few years in the Midwest. Robinson considers herself to be just like her mother, who also studied journalism and was a news reporter. As a graduate of the University of Arizona, Robinson is a huge fan of Wildcat basketball and football! When she isn’t reporting, Robinson enjoys eating exotic foods and chatting with her family back in California. Robinson is a thrill seeker and whether it’s surfing, snowboarding, or skydiving, she loves adventure!
David Earl has been a part of the KETV NewsWatch 7 team since 2013 as an anchor. David co-anchors for KETV NewsWatch 7 as well as MeTV NewsWatch 7. During his time off air, the Illinois native enjoys traveling, biking, and golfing. He is a huge college basketball fan, making March his favorite month of the year!