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Alexandra Cheney

Alexandra Cheney

Reporter

The Wall Street Journal

Santa Monica, Other

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'Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.'
Skills
Fluent in Spanish Professional level surfer Advanced open water diver
Interests

My passions lie in the intersection of discovery and reporting to write interesting and meaningful stories that highlight oft-overlooked people, places and things and connect our global sensibilities.

Traveling the world with a pair of surfboards reporting and exploring the connections between the people in the water and their lives outside of it.
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Reporter

● Beat reporter in Manhattan covering crime, fire and death.
● Followed every murder committed in Manhattan from January to March 2010, culminating in a newsroom wide series, “Tracking Manhattan’s Murders.”
● Interviewed fire and police chiefs, dictated stories, wrote enterprise pieces on crime and school districts.

Career

Inc. Magazine

Intern

● Oversaw the “30-Under-30” issue.
● Shot and produced videos, designed graphics and wrote daily stories for Inc.com.
● Researched, reported and wrote stories and fact-checked information for the monthly magazine.

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The New York Times

Reporter

● Co-created the official Fort Greene, Brooklyn local blog.
● Beat reported on housing projects, transportation and crime and wrote a regular series on city officials.
● Created multi-media slideshows, videos and flash graphics.

Career

Columbia University

Masters , Journalism

Wheaton College

Bachelor's , English and Hispanic Studies