Lexie O'Connor is thrilled to be part of CBS13's news team as a Multimedia Journalist and now part of their weather team as well. As a Massachusetts native she's happy to be back in New England and has found a new love for Portland and all of Maine.
She started at CBS13 as a Multimedia Journalist in 2013. Lexie now uses her experience covering storms as a reporter, to forecast the weather Thursdays and Fridays at noon. You can also find her filling in during weekend and weekday shows and joining the weather team during storms.
Prior to Portland, Lexie worked as a General Assignment Reporter and fill in anchor and producer at WKTV in Utica, N.Y. There she covered the fatal shooting spree that killed four and ended in a standoff in Herkimer, New York, followed the merging of two school districts, and the outbreak of Central New York's bath salts epidemic. She's also credited for giving the first reports for Central New York live from Boston following the Marathon Bombings.
Lexie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While at BU, Lexie reported, anchored and produced BUTV's news magazine show "Inside Boston" and reported for Boston's cable television program, Neighborhood Network News. She also spent a semester in London as part of ABC News International's web team.
When Lexie's not covering a story she enjoys running, group exercise classes and spending as much time as possible at the beach.
Make sure to reach out to her to say hi and with any story ideas or pictures to include in her weather forecasts!