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M. Alex Johnson

Los Angeles
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, it very much wishes you to know.

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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...

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