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Alex Hager

Multimedia Journalist

Elon, NC // Darien, CT

Alex Hager

I am a student journalist at Elon University in North Carolina, working as a multimedia reporter for Elon News Network. I specialize in digitial/online journalism and audio reporting, and am looking to pursue a career in radio news.

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As crisis at home intensifies, Venezuelan students watch from afar

Thousands of miles from Elon, a nation is in crisis. Millions of Venezuelans have left their country in a mass exodus, fleeing a plummeting quality of life. While thousands hike across land borders every day, seeking refuge from food and medicine shortages and street violence, others have departed for the United States, and some of them have ended up here in Elon University.
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State Employees Remember MLK

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Jack Johnson Wins SGA President Race

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Rabbi Redefined

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Break-Ins Over Break

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The Silent Sam Saga Continues

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After evacuation request, students flee far and wide to escape hurricane

Students lugged duffel bags and suitcases through the muggy morning air Thursday, joining the thousands who heeded a request to evacuate campus ahead of Hurricane Florence’s arrival. It all started with an email on Tuesday morning. Vice President for Student Life Jon Dooley “strongly encouraged” students to leave campus before the storm after detailing the destructive potential of the winds and rain.
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PODCAST: ENN Radio 10-19-18

On this week's episode, we talk to Anton Delgado about his experience covering Hurricane Michael, and biomechanics expert Joyce Davis helps break down some of the injuries afflicting the Elon football team.
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Panthers defender makes big introduction

Every step in Efe Obada’s journey is just another chapter in his miraculous rise out of adversity. The Carolina Panthers rookie recorded a sack and an interception against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, making his first foray into a league that has never seen a player with a background quite like his.
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ELN: Phoenix heading to NCAA Tournament

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En Español: La tradición se jubila

El acogedor interior de Casa Eme es un hervidero de energía tan potente como el olor a ajo que flota en el aire. Los clientes se arremolinan alrededor de la barra, charlando y riendo mientras la cerveza Cruzcampo fluye del tirador. El clamor solo queda roto cuando una voz profunda canta que un pedido está preparado.
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Demonstrators gather at RDU Airport to protest immigration ban executive order

Protestors gathered at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Sunday afternoon to protest an executive order from President Donald Trump that bars Syrian refugees and citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. According to the airport, more than 1,000 people were present for the protest.
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About

Alex Hager

I'm currently a senior at Elon University, majoring in journalism and minoring in political science and Spanish.

I've spent four years working with Elon News Network, a converged news organization that publishes a newspaper, multiple live television shows, and digital content. As a reporter, I have experience producing news content across all of our platforms.

I've worked as ENN's Web Producer, where I managed our online presence and became a master of our CMS. Now, I produce/edit/host our weekly news podcast.

In addition, I work as a sports correspondent for the Burlington Times-News, a local newspaper with a 20,000+ circulation. I regularly cover Carolina Panthers games, as well as ACC football and basketball.

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http://www.elonnewsnetwork.com/staff/alex-hager

Skills

  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Social Media
  • Radio
  • News Writing