Alex Hayes is a WKYT's newest meteorologist and producer. Hayes made the move to Kentucky from the CBS station in Abilene, Texas, where she produced, hosted, and served as the meteorologist for a 30 minute lifestyle show that focused on family, fashion, entertainment, and dining.
Hayes has a passion for severe weather coverage and social media. When the weather turns sour, Hayes will often post rapid-fire updates detailing where the storms are heading and what people can expect when they get there.
Hayes was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. She received a bachelor's degree in meteorology from Florida State University in 2010, where she honed her forecasting skills on the entirely student produced FSU Weather show.
While at FSU, Hayes served as vice president for the Beta Mu chapter of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, out reach chair for Noles for Haiti, and was involved with many other school and community organizations. Hayes also served as dance marathon chair for Gamma Phi, where she helped raise over $30,000 for Children's Miracle Network.
In her spare time, Hayes is a big country music fan who loves a good book and spending time with her fiancé. She has a passion for community service and is currently attends Southland Church in Nicholasville.