Alexandra Olgin joined KJZZ as a reporter in 2013.

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.

Title Author Publication Date
Yarnell Elementary School Tries To Avoid Closing Alexandra Olgin July 03, 2014
Yarnell Elementary School To Stay Open Alejandra Guillen July 16, 2014
WPA Building At Fairgrounds To Remain Standing Indefinitely Alexandra Olgin July 22, 2014
Wood Execution To Be Reviewed Alexandra Olgin July 24, 2014
White House Concussion Summit Hits Home In Arizona Alexandra Olgin May 29, 2014
Westgate Visitors Weigh In On Congress Alexandra Olgin October 18, 2013
Warm Temperatures Lead To Early Fire Season Alexandra Olgin February 19, 2014
Vets Using Medical Marijuana Could Lose VA Prescriptions Alexandra Olgin September 17, 2014
Veterans, Researchers Urge Universities To Allow Medial Marijuana Research Alexandra Olgin November 24, 2014
Veterans Share Concerns About VA Healthcare At McCain Town Hall In Phoenix Alexandra Olgin August 28, 2015
Veterans Affairs Reorganization Isn't New Alexandra Olgin November 11, 2014
Verizon And Sprint To Refund Customers For Unauthorized Charges Alexandra Olgin May 12, 2015
Valley Police Officers Transitioning From Motorcycles To Cars Due To Safety Concerns Alexandra Olgin November 12, 2014
Valley Metro Seeks Public Input On Tempe Streetcar Alexandra Olgin December 01, 2014
Valley Man Leads Underground Operation To Save Opiate Addicts Alexandra Olgin February 02, 2015
Valley Leaders Look At Sex Trafficking From The Traffickers Perspective Alexandra Olgin April 10, 2014
Valley Hospitals Say They Are Ready To Deal With Ebola Patients Alexandra Olgin October 13, 2014
VA Whistleblowers Testify About Retaliation Alexandra Olgin April 13, 2015
USDA Working On Bird Flu Vaccine For Poultry Associated Press July 23, 2015
USDA Funds Two Arizona Conservation Projects Alexandra Olgin January 14, 2015
US Supreme Court Lethal Injection Case Could Affect Arizona Execution Drugs Alexandra Olgin April 28, 2015
US House VA Committee To Hold Hearing On Whistleblower Retaliation Alexandra Olgin April 10, 2015
Upper Lake Mary Doubled In Size After March Storms Alexandra Olgin March 09, 2015
University of Phoenix Stadium Is First NFL Stadium With All LED Lights Alexandra Olgin September 23, 2014
University of Arizona Valley Fever Drug Gets Fast Tracked By FDA Alexandra Olgin October 03, 2014

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