Alex Degman

Alex Degman

Alex Degman is WTAX’s News Director/Brand Manager, taking over in April 2013 for long-standing┬áND/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.


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