Who is Alice Gainer (WCBS)? Wiki Bio
Alice Gainer was born in Wayne, New Jersey USA, on 3 July 1982 – her zodiac sign is Cancer and she holds American nationality. Alice is a broadcast journalist, an anchor and a reporter best known for the work she has done for the WCBS-TV station.
Early life and education
Alice was raised in Wayne by her mother who is a homemaker, and her father who worked for Tiffany and Company as their engraver – he turned 76 on 17 September 2019, and he and Alice’s mother had their 46th anniversary on 21 July 2019.
Alice matriculated from a high school in Wayne where she was taking a journalism course, and while there she was an all-county swimmer, captaining the Varsity swim team, and played Varsity soccer. Her first contact with journalism was when she started watching news on TV with her parents. After high school, she enrolled at Fordham University and graduated in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in communications: TV and radio, while she minored in business administration– while there, she was the captain of the nationally competitive dance team.
Career as a reporter
Alice launched her career while she was still studying at Fordham University, as she was working as an anchor for WFUV radio station, which is Fordham’s affiliated station, and was rewarded with a Gracie award for individual achievement for best anchor (radio) – she also served as an anchor for the campus TV station. Soon after her graduation, Alice began working for the WBGO radio station in New Jersey, after which she joined WABC commercial talk radio station, but where she spent less than half a year, before joining Air America Satellite Radio – both in New York City.
She then went to work for News 12 New Jersey where she stayed for eight years, then moved back to New York to work for WNYW Fox 5, while simultaneously appearing on CNN, Fox Business Happy Hour, and Fox News Chanel. She moved to work for both WLNY-TV and WCBS-TV stations, and has been working for them for more than a year now.
Alice has won many awards throughout the years, some of which are a 2014 New York Emmy for sport news, a 2016 New York Emmy for entertainment news, as well as a 2017 New York Emmy for crime news – she has been nominated for more than ten more awards in various categories, receiving her first nomination in 2007after only two years of being a TV reporter.
In 2010, she won the Associated Press award for best continuing coverage, as well as an Associated Press award for best election coverage. Alice is a bit of an actress, as she has appeared in several movies such as “The Bourne Legacy”, “The Week Of”, and “Delivery Man”, playing an MSNBC anchor in all these.
She appeared in a single episode of the “Bull” CBS drama TV series in 2016, and could have been seen in a commercial for New York Mega Millions, while she has also appeared in numerous commercials on the MTV channel.
She has been interested in modelling over the years, and competed in the Miss New Jersey USA competition for several years in a row, placing in the first 15 each year. In 2006, she became Miss Somerset County.
Love life and marriage
Alice and John met while she was covering a story for the News 12 New Jersey – the people who were there have described their meeting as love at first sight, and they began dating shortly after while keeping their relationship away from the public’s attention.
On 17 July 2018, Alice announced on her Twitter account that the two were engaged and are planning to organize their wedding sometime in 2019 – on 27 June 2019, she announced that the wedding was only one month away. On 30 July 2019, Alice uploaded a picture of her and her now husband John onto her Instagram account – the event was held at Gurney’s Resorts in Montauk and the two invited their closest family and friends as well as their colleagues and relatives. The two are living in New York and have no children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Alice has been interested in sports since she enrolled at high school and she goes swimming whenever she has free time – she is also still interested in dancing, and occasionally goes to concerts with her husband. Alice and John can sometimes be seen attending baseball and football matches, while Alice also likes to watch soccer matches. Being a traveler as she is, she has been to several countries in Europe, and has attended soccer matches in Germany and Italy.
Alice enjoys being in front of the camera, and was hoping to become a full-time actress, however, she has only won small roles in just a couple of movies.
Some of her favorite actors and actresses are Katharine Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, and Will Smith, while her favorite movies are “Lost in Translation” and “Seven Pounds”. She enjoys listening to music as she states it relaxes her, and her favorite genres are rock and pop, Angus & Julia Stone and Led Zeppelin.
Appearance and net worth
Alice is 37 years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall, weighs around 134lbs (61kgs) and her vital statistics are 33-24-35, She wears shoes size seven. Her net worth is over $1 million as of late 2019.