Current Ailes Apprentice Class


Serena Elavia

Serena Elavia graduated from Trinity College with a degree in Economics and Writing. As an undergraduate, Serena developed a love for reporting after working for the school newspaper as a reporter and editor. After graduating, Serena received an editorial fellowship from The Atlantic magazine in Washington, D.C., where she worked as a fact checker. Previously, she interned at the Fox Business Network and the U.S. House of Representatives. Currently, Serena works as an Associate Home Page Editor for Fox and reports on issues facing millennials. She is looking forward to strengthening her skills as a video and multimedia journalist through the Ailes Apprentice Program.


Gregory Hyatt

Gregory Hyatt graduated from Rutgers Universitywhere he received a B.A. in Journalism. It was during his time at Rutgers that Gregory discovered his true passion for journalism. As an undergraduate, he interned at CNN in New York City before moving to Fox News Channel, serving as a College Associate during his senior year. He currently works as a Production Assistant for Fox News Edge, the network’s affiliate distribution provider. Gregory is incredibly honored to be an Ailes Apprentice and looks forward to honing his skills while striving to one day become a network news anchor.


Vivian Leung

Vivian Leung graduated with a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University. She is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese. While in Boston, she interned at local ABC and NBC affiliates and hosted a morning-drive radio show on WTBU 89.3 FM/640 AM and contributed to BUTV10′s live broadcasts. Vivian also spent a semester abroad in London interning at NBCUniversal and Thomson Reuters Foundation. Prior to joining Fox News, she worked as a Production Assistant at a local public access television station in New Jersey, where she hosted newsmagazine shows. Currently, Vivian works as a Production Assistant for Fox News Edge. She aspires to be a political journalist or a foreign correspondent, and hopes to sharpen her on-air reporting skills through the Ailes Apprentice Program.


Alexander Pineda

Alexander Pineda is a Hofstra University graduate currently pursuing a Master’s degree in journalism. Alexander was awarded the 2015 Rising College Apprentice Scholarship, and successfully completed a summer internship in the Fox News documentary unit. He is from Rochester, N.Y., and has previously interned at WROC-TV and News 12 Long Island. Alexander has a passion for news, and is eager to cultivate his on-air skills. With the help of the AAP, Alex hopes to pursue his passion of becoming a general assignment reporter. He is currently a Production Assistant with Fox News Edge and is honored to join the Ailes Apprentice family once again.