Alexa Cook

Alexa Cook

Alexa is a Senior Newshub Reporter based in Wellington. 

She is an international multi-award winning journalist and started with Newshub in 2020 after moving back to New Zealand from the UK, where she was a broadcast journalist for BBC News.

Working for the BBC she covered the UK elections in Bristol, ongoing Brexit negotiations, and the UK’s Covid-19 lockdown in March. 

Her news stories and documentary from spending a week mustering cattle after the Kaikoura Earthquake won her an International award in 2018 for the best agricultural multimedia journalist. Alexa also produced exclusive stories on crime in the apiculture industry, drugs in the dairy sector and water quality. She was a finalist for the NZ Radio Awards in 2018 and has won several national awards for her rural journalism, including MPI’s award for Excellence in Agricultural Journalism. 

Alexa is a former RNZ reporter and presenter, and a graduate from the New Zealand Broadcasting School and Massey University

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