Crime/courts reporter for The Washington Post, from R&B singer Chris Brown assault case to the murder trial of intern Chandra Levy to everyday DC residents.

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Biography

Keith L. Alexander covers crime and courts for The Washington Post. Prior to cover crime, Alexander was a business writer at the Post where he had a weekly column called Business Class, where he focused on the airline and business travel industries. Alexander has also worked for USA Today, Busin...

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Aug 22, 2017

BREAKING - Federal prosecutors amend warrant in #j20 anti-Trump, inauguration rioting cases.  https://twitter.com/postlocal/status/900146515469062144 

Aug 21, 2017

Tragic case. And fascinating. Thank u for watching @PrettyBlue73! Fortunately she let people know she was being abused. Otherwise.. https://t.co/CSJn9RKz5v

Aug 21, 2017

He was convicted of killing his girlfriend. Her body never found. Discussing @ 9 pm on @tvonetv's "Fatal Attraction"  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/10/AR2010031003757.html 

Aug 21, 2017

Heard from gatherers in front of D. C.courthouse. "Look. The eclipse.!! It's happening. Yayyy." Response. "Uh, nope. Those are clouds. Boo"

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked as a copy messenger when I was 16 years old at The Pittsburgh Press. I was able to also write a couple stories.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes back in the days of Atex computer systems as well.

How is social media changing news?

Helping readers and sources access writers more quickly.