Blayne Alexander is a reporter based at NBC’s bureau on Capitol Hill.
Alexander, who joined NBC in 2017, covers politics and government for NBC stations around the country. This beat is not new to her, as she began her journalism career as a production assistant and field producer for NBC News in Washington.
Alexander’s first reporting job was in Augusta, Georgia. She then spent six years at WXIA-TV in Atlanta where she was often sent to cover big news stories including the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, both inaugurations of President Barack Obama, the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and Culture, and the Olympics in Rio.
Originally from Oklahoma City, Alexander graduated from Duke University. Her work has been recognized by the Atlanta Press Club and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Alexander and her husband run a foundation to mentor young people in underserved communities.