Alexis Young

Hailing originally from Georgia, Alexis Young (she/her) has been a broadcast reporter for the Emmy® award-winning public affairs show New York NOW. Prior to this, she was an investigative journalist at The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism; founder, host, and engineer of the podcast A Pinch of Perspective; and worked at Cronkite News in Arizona as a production engineer, a TV graphics specialist, a broadcast and audio reporter, as well as a video editor. Young received a master’s degree in Mass Communication at Arizona State University. She is based in New Orleans, Louisiana, and leads People over Plastic’s coverage of petrochemical stories in the Gulf South.

People Over Plastic
Building Equity into Coalitions