Alice Gainer is a CBS 2 reporter and co-anchor for WLNY-TV’s (Channels 10/55) News at Nine weekdays with Dick Brennan. She joined the station in January 2013 and covers breaking, feature and general assignment stories.
Prior to joining CBS 2, Gainer reported for WNYW Fox 5 NY covering the Newtown, Connecticut shootings and Superstorm Sandy devastation and cleanup. While at Fox her stories were often seen nationally on Fox News Channel.
Before reporting for Fox 5,she was a reporter for News 12 New Jersey’s weekday morning show. She was also the weekend morning anchor and producer/host of a segment called “Get Fit Friday” from 2004-2012.
Additionally, Gainer has also appeared on Fox Business Network, CNN and Reuters Insider.
Prior to her career in television,Gainer worked in radio news at NPR affiliate WBGO, MetroNetworks: WABC, WOR, and Air America.
Gainer is an Emmy award-winning reporter. She’s the recent recipient of a 2017 New York Emmy for “Crime News”. She also won a 2016 New York Emmy for “Entertainment News” and a 2014 New York Emmy for “Spot News.” She’s a 10-time New York Emmy nominated reporter in the categories of live Reporter as well as Health/Science News, Spot News and Entertainment News.
Other recognition includes 1st Place Associated Press awards and a PRNDI award.
Gainer is a graduate of Fordham University in the Bronx, NY where she worked for the NPR affiliate WFUV 90.7FM. As a college student she was awarded a “Gracie Allen” for her reporting.
A New Jersey native, she is proud to call the tri-state area home.