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Alyssa Newton

Alyssa has a background in television, radio, sports and print, coming to the Commonwealth from the beaches of the Mississippi Coast.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Alyssa Newton is a photojournalist and multimedia storyteller at WHAS11. She joined the WHAS11 NightTeam in April 2021. 

Alyssa has a background in television, radio, sports and print, coming to the Commonwealth from the beaches of the Mississippi Coast. She worked at the Sun Herald newspaper in Biloxi as a multimedia journalist covering everything from politics and hurricanes to gas station food. 

Alyssa was born and raised in Dothan, Alabama and graduated from South Alabama in 2017. She worked at the first FM all-sports station, WNSP, and as an assistant SID for the South Alabama Jaguars Athletic Department before starting her journalism career at NBC 15 in Mobile, Alabama. 

When Alyssa isn’t telling stories, she loves to take photos, lay by the pool, find new foodie spots with her husband Thomas or just relax at home with her three cats — Trojan, Luna and Biscuit. 

She has a passion for showing the good news happening in Kentuckiana and helping find solutions for her neighbors' problems. 

Feel free to email Alysson at anewton@whas11.com or connect with her on Twitter.

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