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
Apache Junction Schools Go To A Four Day Week Alexandra Olgin March 04, 2015
Scottsdale City Council Considers Police Pay Raise Alexandra Olgin March 03, 2015
Phoenix Gets UberESPAÑOL Alexandra Olgin March 03, 2015
Phoenix City Council Considers 35-Year Transportation Plan Alexandra Olgin March 02, 2015
State House Preliminarily Approves Naloxone Bill Alexandra Olgin February 27, 2015
Report Shows Low Student Spending In Arizona Alexandra Olgin February 27, 2015
Few Veterans Are Using Private Health Care Options Alexandra Olgin February 26, 2015
Hundreds Of Parents, Teachers And Students Protest Education Cuts Alexandra Olgin February 25, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey Signs Law Requiring Students To Pass Civics Exam To Graduate Alexandra Olgin February 24, 2015
Phoenix Drops Charges Against Trans Activist Monica Jones Alexandra Olgin February 23, 2015
Phoenix City Council Gets Update On Flight Path Mitigation Alexandra Olgin February 23, 2015
Former Arizona Congressman Will Start Serving His Prison Sentence Alexandra Olgin February 23, 2015
Law Ends AIMS Test As Graduation Requirement Alexandra Olgin February 20, 2015
Arizona Attorney General Appeals Drivers License Ruling Alexandra Olgin February 20, 2015
State Senate Committee Passes Prison Transition Program Expansion Alexandra Olgin February 19, 2015
State Senate Committee Takes First Step To Repeal Arizona Clean Elections Act Alexandra Olgin February 19, 2015
Department Of Corrections Settles Prison Health Care Lawsuit Alexandra Olgin February 18, 2015
Scottsdale Police Cite Pay Problems As Cause Of High Turnover Alexandra Olgin February 18, 2015
McCain Demands VA Secretary Deal With Whistle-Blower Retaliation Issues Alexandra Olgin February 16, 2015
McCain Says ISIS Is A Direct Threat Alexandra Olgin February 15, 2015
Glendale City Manager Plans To Resign Alexandra Olgin February 12, 2015
Scottsdale City Council Divided On How To Pay Police Officers Alexandra Olgin February 10, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey Appoints New Director For Department of Child Safety Alexandra Olgin February 10, 2015
Scottsdale City Council To Discuss Police Salary, Turnover Alexandra Olgin February 10, 2015
Nonprofits Make Final Push As Enrollment Period Comes To A Close Alexandra Olgin February 09, 2015

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