“INSIDE EDITION” Correspondent and HOBY Alumna, Megan Alexander (Washington, ’97) will be the Master of Ceremonies for the Annual Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Dinner on May 5th, 2014 at The Plaza in New York City.
Megan is one of the youngest rising stars in the television news industry. At a young age she is already on the national show “Inside Edition” and frequently appears on CNN’s Showbiz Tonight” and also CMT, TBN, FOX and CBS. She has covered high profile events such as the most recent presidential election, the crisis on Wall Street, major awards shows and interviewed celebrities such as Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford, Hugh Jackman and Madonna among many others.
Born and raised in Seattle, WA, she attended King’s High School and graduated from Westmont College with a degree in Political Science. Megan debuted on television as part of the cast of “Tennessee Mornings on Fox 17.” She worked as a traffic reporter for MetroNetworks. While in Nashville, Megan hosted a teen show for LifeWay Christian Resources called “Fuel.” She also worked as a reporter/anchor for KENS5, the CBS station in San Antonio, TX, and co-hosted the show “Great Day San Antonio” She appears in country music artist Josh Turner’s music video “What it Ain’t” on CMT, Her film credits include the independent film “Something to Prove.”, and she wrote the theme song for the film “Heaven Cent”. Megan hosts the Inspirational Country Music Awards each year from Nashville. She is a member of the CMA (Country Music Association).
Megan offers media consulting for a variety of clients, including preparing up and coming artists for press. She emcees countless charity events around the country for organizations like Girls Quest, Girls Inc and HOBY. Megan loves working out, traveling and is always up for the next adventure. She and her husband are the proud parents of a baby boy, and a Golden Spaniel named Indiana.
This year’s Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards will honor Governor Haley Barbour, former Governor of Mississippi and Founding partner of the BGR Group; Rodney O’Neal, President and CEO of Delphi Automotive and Sheila T. Smith, Deloitte CRG, US Corporate Restructuring Services Group Co Leader and Americas Region Restructuring Services Leader. Other honorees include the HOBY Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipients, Virginia Newsome (Kentucky, ’11) and Sara Surani (Texas, ’12).
The evening’s purpose is one of celebration, but, it also serves as HOBY’s greatest fundraiser. Without it, our programs would not reach the 10,000 students it does annually; our young people wouldn’t learn the impact they have on our world and our communities wouldn’t benefit from the amazing service our alumni do when they learn that they CAN.
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