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M. Alex Johnson

Los Angeles
Projects and Breaking News Reporter, — NBC News
Covers:  government and political data, national affairs, politics, social media, breaking news, technology, media
Doesn't Cover: products

Reporter for @NBCNews; data geek; non-celebrity bewildered in Hollywood. Ex-WP. Ex-CQ. Tweets and RTs are NOT NBC's, much to its relief.

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I'm a reporter for NBC News based in Los Angeles. I'm from Atlanta and now live in Pasadena with my wife, Jenny, a free-lance magazine reporter and former newspaper editor. Previous gigs include The Washington Post, Congressional Quarterly, The Charlotte Observer and The State in Columbia, S.C. I...

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@MAlexJohnson — 4,220 followers, 9,881 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

Sarah! Sarah! Can you explain in detail just how awesome the president is?

Jun 26, 2017

Breaking: White House warns Syria against chemical attack "preparations"; Nikki Haley adds Russia and Iran, too. https://t.co/MGbSc5kPEX https://t.co/q5EgQF4CZQ

Jun 26, 2017

The campaign to recall Aaron Persky, the judge in the Brock Turner case, is official as of today. https://t.co/4eEvzK1CCQ https://t.co/CjSwtrrysI

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Not including my college paper or internship, my first professional job was as a copy editor for The State, the newspaper in Columbia, S.C.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For years,

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Henry Hackett