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Alex joined NerdWallet's public interest reporting team from Investigative Reporters & Editors, where as a training director he taught journalists around the world about best practices in investigative and data reporting. Alex also worked at the Chicago Tribune, The Chronicle of Higher Educat...

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RT @trevortimm: Very sad news. James Dolan, co-creator of @SecureDrop, has passed away at age 36. He was an amazing talent and a wonderful…
RT @JamesFDennin: CFPB has a new mission statement on the bottom of its pressers. it's..... a bit different!
RT @washingtonpost: Opinion: I survived an Amtrak crash. This week’s victims are in for a rude awakening. 
"Someone Explain To Me The Alien Alloys Before I F-cking Explode” @ToLey88 summarizes my weekend thoughts to a T. (h/t @kcrowebasspro, cc @PerezJr)
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Scripps Howard Award

2010 - Investigative Reporting

National Headliner Award

2011 - Investigative Reporting
First place and Grand Award in print.