Alexandra Olgin comes to the station as a multimedia reporter, producer and host.

She is originally from Princeton, N.J., but spent the last four years in college at the University of Missouri. She moved to Phoenix after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in radio-television journalism.

Olgin is the 2013 National Youth Media Award recipient honored at the inaugural Korva Coleman Community Champions Awards Luncheon in February.

While pursuing her degree, she worked at the NPR affiliate, KBIA, in Columbia, Missouri as a reporter, producer and anchor from 2011-2013. She also worked as a multimedia reporter for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s SciXchange program, which focuses on making science news accessible to the public.

She spent the summer of 2012 interning for Thomson Reuters Brussels News Bureau, primarily covering the European Union. Olgin also worked for the NBC affiliate, KOMU, in Columbia, Missouri as a reporter, anchor and web editor from 2009-2011.

During the summer of 2011, she interned at Chicago Fox affiliate WFLD with the investigative and special projects unit. She also worked at an online news source called Newsy.com as a staff writer between 2010 and 2011, and as an intern for the Fox Business Network in New York City in 2010.

Olgin enjoys traveling and any kind of outdoor activity. She is excited to be in the Valley and eager to embark on a new career adventure with KJZZ.

Title Publication Date
Michael Phelps Announces Comeback April 23, 2014
New Law Prohibits Local Government From Restricting Private Property Gun Use April 17, 2014
Produce Costs Expected To Increase This Summer April 17, 2014
Grand Canyon University Donates To Phoenix's Graffiti Removal Program April 12, 2014
Valley Leaders Look At Sex Trafficking From The Traffickers Perspective April 10, 2014
Phoenix Ranks Third For Solar Panel Installations April 10, 2014
Gilbert Allows Chickens On Small Property April 05, 2014
New Fees For ASU Students To Begin Next School Year April 04, 2014
Phoenix Will Not Host 2016 Republican National Convention April 02, 2014
Monday Marks The Health Insurance Sign Up Deadline March 31, 2014
Haze Still Lingers Over The Valley March 27, 2014
Bald Eagles Make Their Home Near Tempe Town Lake March 26, 2014
Phoenix City Manager Proposes $29 Million In Budget Cuts March 21, 2014
Arizona Supreme Court Rules On Change In Part Of Death Penalty Procedure March 21, 2014
HB2273: Car Service Apps Try To Separate Themselves From Taxis March 20, 2014
Arizona State Rep. Ruben Gallego Resigns March 14, 2014
Johnathan Doody Sentenced To 249 Years In Prison For Temple Murders March 14, 2014
Lawsuit Challenges Arizona's Ban On Same Sex Marriage March 13, 2014
'Desert Sea' Exhibit Opens in Southern Arizona March 10, 2014
All Of Arizona Designated A Natural Disaster Drought Area March 07, 2014
ASU Study Finds Prostitution Increase Around Major Events March 06, 2014
Phoenix Presents Bid For The 2016 Republican National Convention March 03, 2014
Tempe Passes Nondiscrimination Ordinance February 28, 2014
ASU Studies Police Cameras February 28, 2014
State Rep. Kavanagh Jokes About Sheriff Arpaio Cause Backlash February 27, 2014

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