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Alex Svejkovsky

St. Cloud has always been a second home to me. After growing up in the town of Paynesville, I moved to Sartell to begin my college career at St. Cloud State University, majoring in Mass Communications. In my time there I mostly focused on the television side of things, spending most of my time with the campus television station UTVS. While at UTVS I did many roles such as news anchor, reporter and sports anchor for our many live newscasts. I even did play by play for the football and basketball games that we had televised. However, I didn’t just limit myself to television. While putting myself through school I worked with Leighton Broadcasting in their sports department, doing many things behind the scenes and over the air. Upon my graduation from St. Cloud State in 2012, I began to find that first opportunity to enter the broadcast journalism world and to my excitement landed here at WJON as a field reporter/news anchor. I love what I do and can honestly say that I never think of my job as work. Outside of the news room my pastimes include sports, music, hanging with my family and just enjoying the great Minnesota weather.
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WJON News On-Demand – Friday, 5/9/14 – Midday News

Good afternoon, here’s today’s headlines on WJON:

- St. Cloud man arrested for breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home
- Ultimate Sports Bar and Grill to add outdoor seating
- Bait Shops prepare for busy fishing opener
- Two local women breath life into older homes

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WJON News On-Demand – Wednesday, 5/7/14 – Midday

Good afternoon, here’s today’s headlines on WJON:

- Chance of severe storms tonight and tomorrow (Thursday)
- A Princeton man suffers minor injuries in two-vehicle crash
- Byron Smith's lawyer says he'll take case to the Supreme Court
- Waite Park's All Saints Academy to merge with St. Cloud and St. Joseph campuses

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St. Cloud State University unveil's plaque for new Confucius Institute. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
St. Cloud State University unveil's plaque for new Confucius Institute. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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St. Cloud State University Opens Confucius Institute [VIDEO]

St. Cloud State University continues to grow their relationships with other cultures. Tonight (Tuesday) the university celebrated the opening of its Confucius Institute. A department dedicated to working with Chinese immersion programs.

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The flight from St. Cloud to Chicago takes off. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
The flight from St. Cloud to Chicago takes off. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Twice Daily Flights To-And-From St. Cloud And Chicago Brings Excitement to City [VIDEO]

Today (Tuesday) marked an historic day for St. Cloud with the first ever flights from the St. Cloud Regional Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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Sartell Continues to Weigh-In on Food Truck Ordinance [AUDIO]

To have a food truck or not? That is the question surrounding the city of Sartell over the last few months. Tonight (Monday) the Sartell Planning Commission held another discussion regarding if a mobile food truck should be allowed in the city.

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Becky Puzel explains what happens inside of the trauma rooms (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Becky Puzel explains what happens inside of the trauma rooms (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Behind the Scenes: Inside The St. Cloud Hospital Emergency Room [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind The Scenes" series on WJON we take you to the St. Cloud Hospital Emergency Room. If you have ever been brought to the hospital by ambulance you have probably visited the ER. The staff at the hospital has seen their share of trauma patients.

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