Alex Wallace is currently the Acting Head of Video at Yahoo! Inc.
As CEO of AlexInc, she advises corporations, start-ups and academic and non-profit organizations on multi-media strategy, con-tent creation and development, conference programming, brand positioning, and internal management. Companies she has worked with include Google, Mic, AOL and The Wall Street Journal.
She was Senior Vice President of NBC News from 2008 to 2015, serving as second in command of the number one broadcast news organization in America. She oversaw Nightly News, Meet the Press, and the Washington, D.C. bureau; served as Executive Producer of Rock Center with Brian Williams from 2012 to 2013; and was Executive in Charge of Today from 2012 until 2014. Wallace was the first woman to run the day to day operations of the morning show.
She also managed a branded content team and developed numerous digital and over-the-top products.
Previously, Wallace served as the Executive Producer of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. She re-established the show as the number one evening news broadcast. Wallace was named Vice President of NBC News in January 2006. Prior to being named Vice President, Wallace served as the Executive Producer of Weekend Today. She began her career as an intern in the CBS News London bureau.
She has been honored with eleven Emmy Awards for News and Documentary, a Dupont Award, a Gracie Award, a Peabody Award, and Columbia College’s John Jay Award. She is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations, and sits on the boards of the Council of Urban Professionals, The Allen-Stevenson School, and the Columbia College Alumni Association.
Wallace graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Columbia University and lives in New York City with her husband and two children.