Alayna Chapie

Alayna Chapie

Reporter, KFVS

Cape Girardeau, MO

Alayna Chapie joins the Heartland News Team as a reporter/multimedia journalist

Before coming to the Heartland, Alayna spent the last four years in Columbia, Missouri where she received a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in internet technology at the University of Missouri.

Alayna previously worked at KOMU as a multimedia journalist where she covered breaking news, sports and so much more.

Alayna was born and raised in St. Louis and is a lover of all things Cardinals and Blues.

When she is not at work you can find her baking, playing with her dogs or trying out new adventurous things.

Alayna is excited to tell your stories and to meet the all the amazing people in the Heartland.

If you have any story ideas please send them to Alayna via email,

Recent Articles by Alayna

  Halloween display has special meaning for Heartland family

  Cape Girardeau Co. Elections plan curbside voting event for limited or physically disabled residents

  Heartland ministry opens nonprofit restaurant

  Heartland farmer in legal battle with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  Bike designed specifically for a Heartland boy with epilepsy was stolen

  Heartland non-profit worried COVID-19 will hurt donations for the giving season

  Heartland football team scrambles to add games to calendar

  Heartland business owner lights up sky in Perry Co. for 9/11

  Jackson Fire Rescue to unveil 9/11 memorial

  St. Francis CARE warns community of scammer using the shelter’s name

  People in the community hold unofficial Highway 61 Yard Sale

  Cape Girardeau man shoots at dogs after they cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to his property

  Marshall Co. Schools receive a $400,000 grant for education and healing

  Heartland county prepares for remnants of Hurricane Laura

  Health officials respond to CDC’s new testing guidelines

  MoDOT concerned over rising number of TMA work zone crashes

  Cape Girardeau Public Schools kick off first day of school

  Heartland woman writes children’s book about pandemic

  Cape Girardeau movie theater manager shares reopening plan

  Heartland bowling alley uses safety precautions due to COIVD-19

  Heartland school district answers questions about virtual learning

  Butler County Health Department receives rapid COVID testing machine

  Saxony Lutheran High School creates academic academy

  Heartland communities hoping for a rise in Census responses

  Governor Mike Parson speaks with SEMO University officials before school starts

  Bollinger County Library provides WiFi hotspots to community

  Heartland quilt shop sees boom in sales during COVID-19

  Cape Girardeau Regional Airport could see impact due to Chicago’s travel quarantine

  Heartland COVID-19 survivor urges everyone to wear mask

  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging people to stay safe in the water