Alexandra Rios is an NBC Right Now reporter based in Tri-Cities, Washington. She is a reporter for WakeUp Northwest and occasionally appears on Telemundo Yakima/Tri-Cities.

A graduate of the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and East Georgia State College, Alexandra is the former reporter for Grady Newsource. Originally from South Georgia, she interned with WALB-TV in Albany, Georgia. She also studied journalism aboard in Germany.

She is currently a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalist and National Press Photographers Association.
When she is not at work, she is probably making Indian food, drinking chai or learning Hindi. Alexandra also enjoys taking pictures and - of course - running along the beautiful Columbia River. She loves traveling and has been to five different countries. Although she is thousands of miles away from home, Alex is very happy to be experiencing life in a new place.

You can follow her stories on Twitter and Instagram @alexandrariostv.