Alyse Barker joined NY1 as a traffic anchor/reporter in September of 2016. 

She is the in-arena host for the National Hockey League's New York Islanders and is the host of the NYC Veterans Day Parade. 

Prior to joining NY1 News, Barker worked as a fill-in traffic reporter at News 12 New Jersey and at Buzz 60 News as an entertainment reporter. 

Prior to broadcasting, Barker was Miss New York 2009 for the Miss America Organization, supporting the New York City and national war veterans community. She has lobbied for various bills to improve the quality of life for our nation's veterans. 

In addition, she was a commercial actor and print model in various national and international campaigns. 

She is a graduate of the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Professional Studies.