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
School Funding: 1 Arizona District Turns Out The Lights On Fridays Alexandra Olgin April 18, 2016
How Arizona Hunters Angling To Take Down Bighorn Sheep Have Contributed Thousands To Conservation Alexandra Olgin March 07, 2016
Arizona Education Funding: Classroom Spending Not Always Tied To Student Success Alexandra Olgin March 01, 2016
Arizona DCS Closes Emergency Placement Center For Children Alexandra Olgin February 29, 2016
House Approves Bill Limiting Child Abuse, Neglect Investigations From Hotline Calls Alexandra Olgin February 24, 2016
House Reinforces SB 1070 Provisions On Immigration Lawsuits Alexandra Olgin February 24, 2016
ADOT Reports Increase In Motor-Vehicle Crash Fatalities KJZZ News February 22, 2016
Ombudsman's Report: Arizona DCS Violated Law By Interviewing Child Without Consent Alexandra Olgin February 19, 2016
Arizona Child Welfare System Struggling To Retain Caseworkers Alexandra Olgin February 17, 2016
Lawmakers To Review Child Welfare Agency Budget Alexandra Olgin February 16, 2016
Arizona Health Department Declares Flu Widespread KJZZ News February 10, 2016
Arizona Lawmakers Push Bill Raising Qualifications Of Child Welfare Director Alexandra Olgin February 09, 2016
Arizona Legislative Committee Passes Bills To Help With DCS Workload Alexandra Olgin February 08, 2016
Arizona Lawmakers To Consider Definition Of Child Abuse And Neglect Alexandra Olgin February 08, 2016
Arizona Lawmakers Consider Disclosure Limits For Crime Records Alexandra Olgin February 04, 2016
Arizona Prison System Proposes Community Corrections Center Alexandra Olgin February 02, 2016
WHO Declares Public Health Emergency Related To Zika Virus Alexandra Olgin February 01, 2016
Arizona DCS Looks To Change Definition Of Child Abuse And Neglect Alexandra Olgin January 29, 2016
Arizona DCS Completing More Investigations, But Court Cases Increase Alexandra Olgin January 29, 2016
Police: 3 Sprayed With Tomato Juice Outside Tempe Planned Parenthood Alexandra Olgin January 27, 2016
Drug Court Program Helps Arizona Families Stay Together Alexandra Olgin January 27, 2016
Lawmakers Consider Process For Prescribing Alternative Medicines Alexandra Olgin January 25, 2016
Arizona Superintendent Douglas Talks About Need For Consistent School Funding Alexandra Olgin January 20, 2016
Social Work Association Calls For New Leadership At Arizona DCS Alexandra Olgin January 13, 2016
MCAO Reports 43 Officer-Involved Shootings Last Year In Maricopa County Alexandra Olgin January 13, 2016