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Alex Koma

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Washington, DC
Staff 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 — 438 followers, 591 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

BREAKING: House Democrats are filing a federal lawsuit over wrong ballots handed out in #HD28 race. Hoping to delay certification of result. #VAGOV https://t.co/2PgXyitpKJ

Nov 21, 2017

No surprise here: Sen. Chap Petersen is bringing back his bill to un-do the Dominion rate freeze from 2015. https://t.co/v1vfxzWLWK

Nov 20, 2017

HD 28 in Stafford is one of three races Democrats are closely watching for control of the House. #VAGOV  https://twitter.com/amaxsmith/status/932631081827885057 

Nov 16, 2017

@MattRoweVA Hi Matt! I'm working on an article trying to sort all this out. If you want to chat more in depth: akoma@insidenova.com.

Nov 15, 2017

Now that the #VAGOV election is over, seems we may finally find out if @CoreyStewartVA faces any Republican primary challengers. https://t.co/m5DmlMBkmw

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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.