Radio Reporter @alexandrawatts_
Alexandra Watts covers local government for a new partnership between public radio station WFAE and The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library in Charlotte, NC. Watts is also in her third year as Report for America corps member and spent the past two years reporting in the Mississippi Delta for Mississippi Public Broadcasting. She recently placed first in radio achievement at Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors competition for her series on flooding. As a student at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, she participated in NPR’s Next Generation Radio program. Her work has been featured on NPR and in USA Today.