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 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
Lawsuit Resumes Over Arizona's Lethal Injection Drugs Alexandra Olgin January 12, 2016
Arizona Lawmaker Plans To Reinstate Child Health Insurance Program Alexandra Olgin January 08, 2016
Maricopa County Court Adds Judges To Speed Up Severance Cases Alexandra Olgin January 05, 2016
Arizona Food Stamp Changes May Leave 21,000 Without Food Benefits Alexandra Olgin January 04, 2016
For Social Workers, Holidays Are A Juggling Act Alexandra Olgin December 28, 2015
Arizona Motor Vehicle Department Struggles With Long Wait Times KJZZ News December 25, 2015
Arizona Lawmaker Pushes For More Access To Overdose-Reversal Drug Naloxone Alexandra Olgin December 24, 2015
CDC Report: Teen Birth Rates Hit Record Low Alexandra Olgin December 24, 2015
Arizona Chief Justice Pushes To Make Civil Litigation More Affordable, Efficient Alexandra Olgin December 23, 2015
Arizona Court Struggles To Fill Positions On Foster Care Review Boards Alexandra Olgin December 22, 2015
Arizona Planned Parenthood Increasing Security At Clinics Alexandra Olgin December 21, 2015
Private Prison Facility In Eloy Expanding Alexandra Olgin December 17, 2015
Arizona Budget Committee Gives Child Safety Report Unfavorable Review Alexandra Olgin December 15, 2015
Today: Last Day To Sign Up For Health Insurance For January Coverage Alexandra Olgin December 14, 2015
New Phoenix VA Director Starts Position, Hopes To Regain Veterans' Trust Alexandra Olgin December 14, 2015
Arizona Among States With Lowest Rate Of Cardiovascular Deaths Alexandra Olgin December 14, 2015
Education Report: Disciplinary Actions For Arizona Educators Is Under Reported Alexandra Olgin December 09, 2015
Maricopa County Courts Adding More Judges To Deal With Influx Of DCS Cases Alexandra Olgin December 08, 2015
Valley Metro Board Of Directors Details Terms Of CEO's Departure Alexandra Olgin December 07, 2015
Valley Metro Facing Audits, Investigations And Other Changes Alexandra Olgin December 04, 2015
Valley Metro Boards Vote Unanimously To Accept CEO's Resignation Alexandra Olgin December 03, 2015
Arizona DCS Is 3 Months Late Releasing Quarterly Report Alexandra Olgin December 01, 2015
Education Experts: Teacher Training Is Key To AzMERIT Success Alexandra Olgin December 01, 2015
AzMERIT Results: Less Than Half Of Arizona Students Got Passing Scores Alexandra Olgin November 30, 2015
Arizona Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings On Paternity Laws Alexandra Olgin November 30, 2015