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Alex Koma

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Washington, DC
Reporter — InsideNova.com
Covers:  Northern Virginia government, politics, crime and everything in between for Prince William County, Stafford County, Arlington County and more.

Reporter at @InsideNova covering Prince William County, Va. Pittsburgh born and forever a Hokie. Send story ideas or spam to akoma@insidenova.com.

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Biography

I'm Alex Koma, and ever since I was nine years old, I've known I've wanted to be a journalist.

I'm currently working as a reporter covering the Northern Virginia area for the InsideNova newspaper, with a focus on Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. I'm doing my bes...

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@AlexKomaIN — 350 followers, 413 tweets

Jun 22, 2017

.@EdWGillespie stops by Todos Supermarket in Woodbridge. Demurs on comment on Senate's healthcare bill. #VAGOV https://t.co/ETOeCkpM5h

Jun 21, 2017

There we have it: #PrinceWilliamCounty’s school board passes new #LGBTQ protections, 5-3. More to come. https://t.co/TCh3buqjVe https://t.co/ahYolSZZeA

Jun 21, 2017

Supporters of the new policy for #LGBTQ students/staff like @EqualityVa and @GLSENNoVa took an active role on this  http://bit.ly/2rS0vOF 

Jun 21, 2017

Quite a different crowd from last time the #PrinceWilliamCounty school board considered new #LGBTQ protections. Activists got energized. https://t.co/p3t8ZU19xV

Jun 21, 2017

.@GerryConnolly lends his support to Prince William school board's proposed new #LGBTQ protections. Vote set for tonight. https://t.co/uBNWPhLNlw

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first professional job in journalism was as a producer at NBC 29 in Charlottesville, Va., though I did plenty in college to prepare.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No, I'm not enough of a hipster for that.

How is social media changing news?

It certainly makes a good story easier to find, by showing you what issues people from certain backgrounds find interesting/controversial.