Alex joined the Times Free Press staff full-time in January 2014 as a region business reporter.
He is a native of Dayton, Tenn., located 35 miles north of Chattanooga, and he is a fifth-generation Dayton native.
Alex came to the Times Free Press as an editorial intern in July 2013. He was previously a correspondent at The Herald-News, located in Dayton, through college and editor-in-chief of the Triangle, Bryan College's student-led media group.
Alex was the lone recipient of the University of Oregon's 2013 Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism for his role in the self-publication of a news story at Bryan in Sept. 2012.
He looks forward to interacting with small and corporate businesses all around southeast Tennessee, being a lifelong resident of the area himself.
Feel free to contact Alex with tips or questions at email@example.com or 423-757-6480.
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