Alexis Simmons

Alexis Simmons


Charleston, SC

Professional Experience:

I am starting my professional experience with Live 5 News! 


I attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where I double majored in broadcast journalism and political science. 


I'm a native of Macon, Georgia, but I consider the Lowcountry my hometown because I've lived here since middle school. I have many ties to this area and my family lives here too! 


My parents are my biggest supporters and I thank them for always encouraging me. I have a little sister in high school middle school who loves to dance and read books. It's so fun being back in the Lowcountry to see her grow up!

Hobbies & Interests:

I love spending time with my family and friends whether it's a day at the beach, trying a new restaurant or working on a new craft with my little sister. I played basketball throughout middle and high school so I always enjoy playing sports and going to sporting events too!

Likes Best About the Lowcountry:

I love that I can be a tourist in my own city. There's always new activities to explore and great restaurants to try. The beautiful weather is always a plus!


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Double majored in broadcast journalism and political science.

Recent Articles by Alexis

  MUSC kidney transplant wait times to increase following new national allocation system

  North Charleston Police host baby shower for new moms

  Treatment available for loss of taste and smell from COVID-19

  Fetter Health vaccinates 350 people at Edisto Island clinic

  MUSC’s new director of LGBTQ+ Health Services to expand education resources

  Woman hosts food giveaway from N. Charleston home

  CofC ‘strongly encourages’ students to get COVID-19 vaccine

  One dead, two others injured in shooting at Dorchester Co. apartment complex

  Feds deny S.C. Dept. of Ed. request to waive end-of-year assessments

  Seminar on Johns Island provides search and rescue training using horses

  Family remembers pedestrian killed in Summerville crash

  Holly Hill church undergoing renovations to prevent spread of COVID-19

  Goose Creek City Council holding workshop to discuss comprehensive plan

  Charleston City Council to discuss new efforts to get power lines underground

With MUSC trial underway, fourth COVID-19 vaccine waits for approval

  North Charleston Police to participate in softball game for charity

City of Charleston preparing for potential severe weather

  Hollywood vaccination clinic causes traffic gridlock

Doctor encourages people to follow COVID-19 safety measures as cases drop in SC

  Dorchester District Two modifies Virtual Academy program for next school year

  Summerville Miracle League resumes baseball season

  Some employers offering incentives for getting COVID-19 vaccine

  People struggling to find vaccine appointments as Phase 1B begins in SC

  East Cooper Medical Center to host weekly vaccine clinic

  New Charleston Police forensic services facility expediting investigations

  Lowcountry school districts prepare to vaccinate teachers and staff

  Lowcountry hospitals face vaccine supply issues as SC moves to new vaccination phase

  Family remembers woman shot to death at N. Charleston apartment complex

  Police: Porch Pirate steals 4-year-old’s package in N. Charleston

  Lowcountry Harley-Davidson hosts Blessing of the Bikes