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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 — 328 followers, 356 tweets

May 25, 2017

Always nice to hear from a local politician/Congressional candidate. I take it this means I’ll avoid any body slams in 2018? https://t.co/EuTeNMQodF

May 22, 2017

In the #VAGov race, @tomperriello wants to go beyond just denouncing discrimination, and address its root causes: https://t.co/Fmv67468Ig https://t.co/CipR69UWKW

May 21, 2017

.@RalphNortham getting an enthusiastic reception from gun safety advocates in Alexandria. He and @tomperriello fielding questions. #VAgov https://t.co/LTmOOLym3m

May 19, 2017

.@tomperriello stops in for Friday prayer at the ADAMS mosque. Wants Va. to be as welcoming as Arabic countries he once served in. #VAgov https://t.co/Kv7BAChGHe

May 16, 2017

In a dry work session, Corey Stewart just joked Hillary would've turned #PrinceWilliamCounty into North Korea. Never a dull moment #vagov

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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.