Jun 09, 2023 12:00 PM
Elizabeth Alex hosted by Tom Taylor @64th St Hyvee
Location 64th Street HYVEE

Elizabeth Alex is the senior director of public relations and community outreach at Kansas City University (KCU). In her role at KCU, Elizabeth helps tell the story of the University, its programs, students, faculty and research on the KCU campuses in Kansas City and Joplin. Additionally, Elizabeth serves as co-chair of the KCU Community Outreach Task Force.

Before her work in public relations and community outreach, Elizabeth enjoyed a long career in television news. She was an anchor and reporter at KSHB-TV in Kansas City, earning many journalism awards for health and investigative reporting that included five Regional Emmys.

Additionally, Elizabeth volunteers with humanitarian organizations in the Kansas City area and around the world. She sits on the boards of Metropolitan Community College Foundation, Mattie Rhodes Center, Kansas City PBS and United Aid Foundation.

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. 

Elizabeth will discuss her humanitarian work at the Romanian-Ukraine border and tell us about the refugee mothers and children she has been serving there since the Russian invasion.