Alex Backus | KLAS-TV Bio, Age, Husband, Salary and Net Worth

Alex Backus | KLAS-TV
Alex Backus | KLAS-TV

Alex Backus Biography

Alex Backus is an American journalist currently working as a Morning news anchor for 8 News NOW | KLAS-TV, a CBS affiliate in Las Vegas. Before joining the station, she was an Anchor | Reporter at KGPE-TV.

Alex Backus Education

Backus studied at California State University, Stanislaus where she graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in Communication Studies/Public Relations with a Journalism Minor. She was an Outstanding Student of the Year in 2012.

Backus interned at KCRA 3 in Sacramento, California for nine months, from Jan 2012 to Sep 2012.

Alex Backus Career

Backus is currently working as a Morning Anchor at 8 News NOW | KLAS-TV in Las Vegas, Nevada. She joined the station back in 2019 and having worked with the team for almost two years, she is looking forward to many more years with the station. At 8 News, she also reports, produces, and also works as a fill-in weather anchor.

Before joining 8 News NOW, Alex was working at KGPE-TV as the Morning Anchor, Reporter Fill-in Weather Anchor, and Producer. She spent four years at KGPE-TV from Sep 2015 to Aug 2019. Prior to that, Backus was working in Chico-Redding CA at KHSL-TV as the Morning Reporter a position she held for more than one year, from Jul 2014 to Aug 2015.

Alex also worked as a West Coast Ambassador at Dr. Schär for almost two years, from Jan 2013 to Oct 2014. Before that, she was working in Great Falls, MT at KRTV as an Anchor/Producer, Reporter for one year, from 2013 to 2014.

She also spent three years working as an Assistant Event Coordinator at Two Guys Catering in Turlock, California from 2010 to 2013. Before that, she was working at CSU Stanislaus as an Anchor, Producer, News Editor a position she held for more than one year, from Aug 2011 to Dec 2012. At CSU she was responsible for News editing and writing for the school newspaper, CSU Signal.

Backus also worked as a  Reporter at Turlock City News for almost a year, from May 2011 to Dec 2011. At Turlock City News, Alex was responsible for covering city and school board issues, features. She also wrote several articles per week.

Alex Backus Age

Backus was born in Turlock, California in the United States. She is in her 20’s however her exact date of birth and age are not known.

Alex Backus Husband

Backus is not married, however, the well-known journalist is in a relationship with 8 News Now reporter Joe Moeller for over 6 years. The couple is going on well and many of Alex’s fans can’t wait for the wedding bells.

Alex Backus Family

Backus is the older sister to her brother named Joshie. On July 19, 2020, during Joshie’s birthday, Alex was super excited and could not hide her love for her little brother and this is what she shared on Facebook, Alex Backus – Happy birthday to my favorite little human and the best brother in the world. Love you Joshie!!! xoxox.

Alex and her brother Joshie
Alex and her brother Joshie

Alex Backus Salary

Working as an anchor at 8 News NOW | KLAS-TV, Alex is believed to be receiving an annual average salary of $70000.

Alex Backus Net Worth

Backus’s net worth is approximated to be between $100K -$250K U.S dollars. Credits to her career as a news personality which is her primary source of income.

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