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Alexander Nguyen

Multimedia Producer, North County

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As web producer, Alexander Nguyen is responsible for covering breaking news online, writing web stories, and copy editing and updating the station’s website and social media.

Alexander has covered Southern California extensively for several publications, including Patch, Times of San Diego, MyNewsLA.com, and NBC San Diego where he won several Society of Professional Journalists and San Diego Press Club awards for his writing.

Alexander is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and San Diego Press Club. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in journalism innovation from Syracuse University.

Recent Stories by Alexander Nguyen

Joel Gomez during a training run at Triton Trac...

Encinitas Teen Ready To Run At Tokyo Paralympics

July 30
By Alexander Nguyen

Joel Gomez was born with a rare genetic condition that renders him legally blind and color blind.

A welcome sign greets visitors and patients at ...

UC San Diego Health Announces Data Breach

July 27
By Alexander Nguyen

Patient information — including name, social security number, date of birth medical records and claims information — may have been compromised.

Kit Carson Park in Escondido pictured in this p...

Historic Moment: Pride Comes To Escondido

July 21
By Alexander Nguyen

Pride festivities continue this weekend. This time in North County where the celebration is a first for the city of Escondido.

Horses on the second race of the day on Open Da...

Fans Excited To Return To The Stands On Del Mar Opening Day

July 16
By Alexander Nguyen, Tania Thorne

It's Opening Day at the Del Mar Racetrack and fans can once again place their bets in person.

File photo of the crowds at the Paddock Green o...

Opening Day Festivities Return At Del Mar Racetrack

July 16
By Alexander Nguyen, Tania Thorne

The county fair has left, and the racehorses have moved into the Del Mar Fairgrounds. And this season, racing fans can fill the stands again.

Palomar Medical Center, Escondido in this photo...

Citizens Group Claims Palomar Health Violated Brown Act In Awarding New Contract

July 9
By Alexander Nguyen

The group says it has evidence board members discussed the new contract privately which could be in violation of California's public meeting law.

People walking in front of Palomar Medical Cent...

Doctors Question Motives In Palomar Health's Contract Change

July 5
By Alexander Nguyen

The hospital system says the change will help improve patient care. The doctors who work there aren’t too sure.

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CIF Vacates Coronado High Regional Championship Over Tortilla-Throwing Incident

June 30
By Alexander Nguyen, Jacob Aere

Coronado High School’s boys basketball team has been stripped of its championship title and placed on probation following a probe into an incident that involved tortillas being thrown at players from Orange Glen High School.

The site of spent nuclear fuel storage at the S...

Lawsuit To Stop San Onofre Tear Down Rejected — Tentatively

June 22
By Alexander Nguyen

A Los Angeles judge has rejected a lawsuit to stop the plant’s dismantlement. But the group filing the lawsuit says it’s not over — yet.

The Millenium PQ project under construction nex...

Rancho Peñasquitos Residents Worry Newly Approved Junipers Project Would Add Fire Risk

June 21
By Alexander Nguyen

In the past 20 years, Rancho Peñasquitos was evacuated at least five times because of wildfires.

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