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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RT @loriamontgomery: The fans have spoken, and apparently, all they want to see in this year's Pro Bowl is an entire roster of Steelers…
RT @postlocal: Former D.C. dentist sentenced to 16 1/2 years for sexually assaulting patients  http://wapo.st/2BxDmtH 
Honored to see @ThePost last night at special screening. Simply.blown.away. A powerful movie. Not just because I am a journalist. Not because I work at The Wash Post. But because now, more than ever, we need a reminder. “The press is to serve the governed, not the governor.” https://t.co/HzMB9b6aNt
@tarapalmeri Wrong photo. That is the photo from the meeting with the presidents of historically black colleges and universities. Remember, that is when @KellyannePolls barefoot, kneeled on the sofa to take a pic.
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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.