Alex Degman is WTAX's main anchor/reporter, and hosts the WTAX Weekend Newswatch. He can be heard at many times during the week anchoring newscasts and Saturday mornings from 6am to 9am. Alex also fills in for Bob Murray on the Morning Newswatch.
Alex has been at Newsradio WTAX on and off since August 2008 when he worked part time while getting his masters degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois Springfield. He left after graduate school to work at Newstalk 870 WHCU, another Saga station, in Ithaca, NY for a short time.
He then moved to Macomb to host Morning Edition for NPR station WIUM, where he had previously worked as a student reporter while earning his undergraduate degrees from Western Illinois University. He moved back to Springfield in early 2011 to work for the Illinois Radio Network, and came back to Newsradio WTAX full time in July 2012.