Alex Housden Biography – Alex Housden Wiki
Alex Housden is a news anchor for ABC affiliate KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City. Before joining KOCO 5, Housden was the evening anchor for ABC affiliate KTEN-TV in Sherman, Texas. Housden spent most of her time covering southern Oklahoma while reporting at KTEN.
Housden is a graduate of The University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science.
Alex Housden Gorilla Video
Alex Housden and Jason Hackett were co-anchoring the morning program on KOCO-TV on August 22, 2019. They were reacting to what was supposed to be a light-hearted video from the Oklahoma City Zoo.
The zoo had shared a video to Instagram of an ape named Fin adorably getting up close and personal with the camera. Hackett and Housden were gushing over Fin and laughing when Housden ended the segment by remarking, “He kinda looks like you.” Hackett paused for a beat before answering, “He kind of does, actually, yeah.”
Alex Housden Apologizes to Jason Hackett – TV Anchor Apologizes after Comparing Black Cohost to a Gorilla
Alex Housden issued an apology the following day live on air. Housden held back tears as she apologized not just to Hackett, but to the station’s viewers.
“I said something yesterday that was inconsiderate, it was inappropriate, and I hurt people. I want you to know, I understand how much I hurt you out there.”
She then turned to Hackett and said, “I love you so much and you have been one of my best friends for the past year and a half and I would never do anything on purpose to hurt you. And I love our community. And I want you all to know from the bottom of my heart I apologize for what I said. I know it was wrong, and I am so sorry.”
Alex Housden Husband
She is married.