Elex Michaelson

Elex Michaelson

Anchor

Elex Michaelson co-anchors FOX 11 News weeknights at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. with Christine Devine. He co-hosts the "FOX 11 Special Report" with Marla Tellez weeknights at 7 p.m. 

He also hosts and produces the political talk show The Issue Is, which airs on stations throughout the state of California.  

Elex is an Agoura Hills native and his first job in broadcasting was as a FOX 11 intern. He’s a self-described "political junkie" who has conducted one-on-one interviews with nearly every key political figure including Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Al Gore, Gavin Newsom, and more. He’s reported live from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, multiple Presidential Inaugurations and debates.

Michaelson is the winner of 6 Emmy Awards and 13 nominations. From 2010-2017, he was a reporter and fill-in anchor at KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Prior to that, he served as a weekend morning anchor and weeknight reporter at XETV in San Diego. He graduated first in his class from the Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California. He earned Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors while picking up dual degrees in broadcast journalism and political science.  

The latest from Elex Michaelson

The Issue Is: Brian Tyler Cohen and Michael Knowles

Michael Knowles and Brian Tyler Cohen square off in a rematch of political debates. The two discuss FBI raid of Former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home to whether or not President Biden deserves more credit for recent legislative victories.

The Issue Is Podcast: Rep. Adam Schiff, State Senator Bob Hertzberg

Elex Michaelson is joined Sen. Bob Hertzberg, who authored the legislation, modeled after the Texas abortion law, that allows Californians to sue makers of illegal guns. Rep. Adam Schiff stops by to discuss this week’s hearing of the House January 6th Committee.

The Issue Is: Rep. Adam Schiff, State Senator Bob Hertzberg

Elex Michaelson is joined Sen. Bob Hertzberg, who authored the legislation, modeled after the Texas abortion law, that allows Californians to sue makers of illegal guns. Rep. Adam Schiff stops by to discuss this week’s hearing of the House January 6th Committee.

The Issue Is Podcast: Gloria Allred and Larry Elder

This week's The Issue Is features an all-star debate like you've never seen before. We bring in two longtime friends who have little politically in common: legendary attorney Gloria Allred and radio host Larry Elder.

The Issue Is: Gloria Allred vs. Larry Elder

This week's The Issue Is features an all-star debate like you've never seen before. We bring in two longtime friends who have little politically in common: legendary attorney Gloria Allred and radio host Larry Elder.