Alicia joined the News Team in February 2013 as a Multimedia Journalist and is thrilled for the opportunity to work at KJCT!
Alicia was born and raised in South Florida. She attended The University of Central Florida in Orlando and was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity. Alicia transferred to Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton in order to spend her remaining college days as an NBC 6 intern, in South Florida. She graduated with B.A. in Media & Cultural Studies.
Her first job in the news business was at WSVN 7 News in Miami, where she worked as an overnight news writer. Soon after Alicia landed a job as a host, producer and social media expert for The Boaters.TV in Doral. Alicia continued to freelance report and host in Miami and later, in Los Angeles, California. In LA, Alicia interned at E! News and reported for various online media outlets in Greater Los Angeles.
Alicia is excited to explore the Western Slope and get to know the community she will be serving. When she?s not working, she enjoys spending time with her Chihuahua Coco, volunteering and cooking. Alicia is also a member of The Alliance for Women in Media.
Alicia is always looking for story ideas. If you would like to contact her feel free to shoot her an e-mail. You can also keep up with her on Twitter @AliciaGentile or Facebook http://alicia.gentile.reporter