Alex Degman

Alex Degman

Alex Degman is WTAX’s News Director/Brand Manager, taking over in April 2013 for long-standing ND/BM Michelle Eccles.

He came to WTAX full time in July 2012 after serving as a state government reporter for the Illinois Radio Network for a year and a half. He’s also spent time working in Macomb and Ithaca, New York.

And yes, it’s true, this picture is about six years old. Don’t hold it against him.

Questions, comments, concerns? E-mail him: adegman@wtax.com or call him at 217.753.5400 ext. 222.


Recent Headlines

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Police Investigate Southtown Shooting; Accident at Dirksen & South Grand

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Springfield Police are investigating a couple of east side incidents they say might be related.

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Bel-Aire Motel a “Chronic Nuisance?” Not Necessarily.

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Slapping the Bel-Aire Motel with "chronic nuisance" violations could be easier said than done.

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Bomb Squad Investigation into Springfield IED Begins

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The Secretary of State Police Bomb Squad has a daunting task on its hands -- gather information about a pipe bomb it nearly destroyed to prevent it from exploding.

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Standoff Near Pana Injures Police Officer; Kills Gunman

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Several law enforcement agencies responded to what was a standoff near Pana in rural Christian County.

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IPI: Illinois Pension Funding = Problematic

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The right-leaning “free market” advocacy group Illinois Policy Institute says new standards from GASB – the Government Accounting Standards Board – magnify the problem.