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
Activists Urge Arizona Governor To Cancel Private Prison Expansion Alexandra Olgin July 20, 2015
Bernie Sanders Rally Draws Big Crowds In Phoenix Alexandra Olgin July 19, 2015
Black Lives Matter Activists Take Control Of Presidential Town Hall In Phoenix Alexandra Olgin July 18, 2015
As President Talks About Reducing Prison Population, Arizona's Is Expanding Alexandra Olgin July 17, 2015
Arizona Expanding Its Prison System Alexandra Olgin July 17, 2015
Academic Review Finds Abortion Reversal Study Incomplete Alexandra Olgin July 15, 2015
State Treasurers Oppose Ducey's Plan To Fund Education With State Land Trust Alexandra Olgin July 14, 2015
Department Of Corrections Delays Bids For New Medium-Security Beds Alexandra Olgin July 13, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court: Immunity Law Doesn't Apply In DUI Suspect's Death Associated Press July 10, 2015
Medicare Rule Proposes Paying Doctors To Have End-Of-Life Care Discussions Alexandra Olgin July 09, 2015
More Inmates Moved From Kingman Prison Alexandra Olgin July 09, 2015
Multiple Investigations Surrounding The State Prison In Kingman Alexandra Olgin July 07, 2015
New Arizona Law Allows Lab Tests Without Doctor's Order Alexandra Olgin July 06, 2015
Feds Deny Wild Horses Endangered Species Protection Alexandra Olgin July 02, 2015
Independent Audit Highlights Problems At Arizona Department Of Child Safety Alexandra Olgin June 30, 2015
Court To Decide If Glendale To Pay Arizona Coyotes Quarterly Installment Alexandra Olgin June 29, 2015
Judge To Decide Whether To Dismiss Arizona Board Of Education Lawsuit Alexandra Olgin June 26, 2015
Court Hears Case Between Diane Douglas And Arizona Board Of Education Alexandra Olgin June 25, 2015
Arizona AG: Charter School Budget May Be Different Than Original Estimate Alexandra Olgin June 24, 2015
Phoenix Store No Longer Selling Confederate Flags Alexandra Olgin June 23, 2015
Arizona Will Have To Comply With Federal REAL ID Requirements Alexandra Olgin June 22, 2015
3 More Administrators Leave Arizona State Hospital Alexandra Olgin June 22, 2015
Increased Security At Black Churches In Phoenix Area This Sunday KJZZ News June 18, 2015
Arizona Unemployment Rate Continues To Decline Alexandra Olgin June 18, 2015
Glendale Asks Court To Skip $3.75 Million Payment To Coyotes Alexandra Olgin June 18, 2015