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Alice Gainer


Alice Gainer is a journalist, anchor, and reporter from the United States. Alice Gainer has been associated with WCBS-TV, the flagship station of CBS in New York City.

Early Life

Alice Gainer was born in Wayne, New Jersey, the United States, on July 3, 1982. Currently, she is 41 years old and has a birth sign of Cancer. In addition, she holds American citizenship and belongs to North American ethnicity.

Her mother, a homemaker, and father, an engraver for Tiffany & Company, reared her in Wayne. However, the identities of her parents are yet unknown and she seems to be the only child of her parents.

Alice Gainer – Education

Gainer completed her graduation with a bachelor’s degree in communications: TV and radio in 2004 from Fordham University.

Professional Career

During her college year, Alice Gainer joined Fordham University’s NPR-affiliated radio station WFUV and earned the “Individual Achievement for Best Anchor (Radio)” award. In addition, she also served as an anchor for the campus television station.

After graduating, she worked for NPR affiliate WBGO radio station in New Jersey, then WABC commercial talk radio station in New York City, where she lasted less than a year before joining Air America Satellite Radio.

Caption Alice Gainer as a news anchor (Source: Instagram)

She subsequently proceeded to work for News 12 New Jersey for eight years before returning to New York to work for WNYW Fox 5, while also appearing on CNN, Fox Business Happy Hour, and Fox News Chanel. She transferred to work for both WLNY-TV and WCBS-TV stations, where she has remained for over a year.

Apart from her journalism works, she has appeared in several movies such as “The Bourne Legacy”, “The Week Of”, and “Delivery Man”, playing an MSNBC anchor in all these. She featured in a single episode of the CBS drama TV series “Bull” in 2016, and she may be seen in a commercial for New York Mega Millions, as well as other MTV commercials.

Similarly, she also competed in the Miss New Jersey USA competition for several years in a row, placing in the first 15 each year. She became Miss Somerset County in the year 2006.

Alice Gainer – Awards

Caption: Alice Gainer wins the National Academy Award (Source:

Throughout her journalism career, Gainer has won many awards throughout the years, some of which are a 2014 New York Emmy for sports news, a 2016 New York Emmy for entertainment news, as well as a 2017 New York Emmy for crime news – she has been nominated for more than ten more awards in various categories, receiving her first nomination in 2007after only two years of being a TV reporter. She got the Associated Press award for best continuing coverage as well as the Associated Press award for best election coverage in 2010.

Net Worth 2024

As of 2023, Gainer’s estimated net worth is around $1 million while, she receives an annual salary of $75,000 from her career as a news journalist for WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV.

Relationship Status

On July 20, 2019, Alice Gainer married John Staudinger at Gurney’s Resorts in Montauk in an intimate ceremony. Till now, the pair has no kids.

Caption: Alice Gainer wedding photo (Source: Facebook)

Gainer has maintained a positive public image throughout her career and has not been embroiled in any problems.

Body Measurements

Caption: Alice Gainer posing for a photo (Source: wikiFeet)

The beautiful lady is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 54 kg. Meanwhile, she has a pair of blue eyes with blonde hair colour and her body measurement is 33-24-35 inches.

Alice Gainer – Social Media

On her Instagram ‘@alicegainerreporter’ there are over 11.3k followers. Likewise, there are 12.2k followers on her Twitter page ‘@GainerTV’ and over 3.8k friends on her official Facebook.