Alex Denis hosts CBS 2’s Now Trending segment making her one of New York’s only full-time social media reporters.

Award-winning journalist, Alex Denis, serves as our resident social media guru. She reports on the latest trending topics, people, and videos and encourages viewers to weigh in. She also follows local trends. If you have an event, or know of a unique story, send it her way on Twitter or Facebook! Or, invite her to try the latest craze. She’ll come to you to report live and is willing to try almost anything.

Alex joined WCBS in January 2012 from WZTV in Nashville, where she served as traffic reporter and fill-in anchor. She also worked at WJHG in Panama City as a one-man-band general assignment reporter and bureau chief. She began her career as a desk assistant at WFTS in Tampa.

Alex graduated magna cum laude from The School of Mass Communications at the University of South Florida. Originally from Tampa, but the daughter of native New Yorkers, Alex lives in New Jersey with her husband, an Army Ranger and West Point graduate who has twice been deployed to Iraq and once to Afghanistan. They have one son, one daughter and a chocolate Lab.