Alexandra Hill began her work with WBGO in June of 2012 in the news department. A graduate of the Rutgers Newark journalism program, she was also a student of WBGO News Director Doug Doyle. Alexandra has since become the one of the lead general assignment reporters for the news department. Since working for WBGO Alexandra has covered politics in and around Newark including the 2014 mayoral campaign of Mayor Ras Baraka as well as the senate campaigns of former Newark Mayor and now U.S. Senator Cory Booker in both 2013 and 2014.
Alexandra also covers a host of human-interest stories in the city of Newark. Alexandra is the recipient of the first place award in the radio category of the 2014 New York Association Of Black Journalists Awards for her piece entitled “Sheltering Newark’s Homeless”, as well as recognition by the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, for her ongoing coverage of The Newark Public School District.
Alexandra writes, edits, and produces content for on-air news broadcasts and weekly programming at WBGO and produces the award winning live call in show on WBGO, Newark Today.
Prior to her time at WBGO Alexandra lived in Los Angeles California for five years where she worked in Public Relations in the field of entertainment.
Alexandra was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada. Alexandra’s family spent time travelling the world during her early childhood years and lived in Lagos Nigeria before settling in Newark New Jersey.