Alex Silverman

Alex Silverman joined KYW Newsradio as Program Director in September 2018. He previously served as Assistant Director of News and Programming at WCBS Newsradio 880 in New York City, where he guided KYW's sister station through a modern refresh and re-image of its iconic news radio brand. After joining WCBS in 2011 he helped lead coverage of major news events in New York and around the country, including Hurricane Sandy, the Boston Marathon bombings, and the Orlando nightclub shooting.

In 2018, Silverman received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage of the transportation crisis in New York. From 2010-2011 he was a reporter and anchor at KIRO-FM in Seattle, and from 2008-2010 he was a reporter and morning news anchor at WSYR-AM in Syracuse, N.Y., where he graduated from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Silverman has also served as an adjunct instructor at Fordham University, where he designed a course titled “Social Media for Journalists.”