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Alexander Nguyen

Web Producer

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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

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La Mesa Police Release Bodycam Video, ID Officer Who Shot Grandmother With Bean Bag Round During Protest

July 22
By Alexander Nguyen, Lara McCaffrey, Max Rivlin-Nadler

Leslie Furcron was injured after being shot in the forehead during a protest in front of the La Mesa Police Department headquarters May 30.

Dr. Jonathan Lucas, of the San Diego County Med...

Rebecca Zahau's Family Sues Sheriff's Department For Investigation Records

July 13
By Alexander Nguyen, City News Service

The family claims the department is withholding records that would contradict its finding that Zahau killed herself following the death of her boyfriend's 6-year-old son.

A man walking at the pond in Balboa Park on Jun...

San Diego Sees 8 Coronavirus Outbreaks In 7 Days, Triggering County Action

June 18
By Alexander Nguyen

As a result, the county is stepping up targeted enforcement on entities that are not complying with the public health orders.

The Blue Sky Ecological Reserve page is shown o...

Mountain Lion Or Bobcat Attacks Child At Poway Preserve

June 12
By Alexander Nguyen

The attack happened around 2:40 p.m. at the Blue Sky Ecological Reserve

Leslie Furcron, a grandmother shot with a proje...

Woman Shot In Head By La Mesa Police With Bean Bag Round Speaks Out

June 10
By Alexander Nguyen

Leslie Furcron was in a medically induced coma in the intensive-care unit while being treated for her injury. She expressed thanks to the nurses and doctors at Sharp Grossmont and Sharp Memorial hospitals but said she is a law-abiding citizen who was expressing her right to protest.

Rep. Duncan Hunter arrives at the federal court...

Duncan Hunter Seeking Prison Delay Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

May 5
By Alexander Nguyen

In the joint motion filed in the Southern District of California, Hunter was asking the court to extend his self-surrender date to Jan. 4, 2021 because of the “ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the unknown impacts of the disease” in the coming months. He was scheduled to surrender on May 29.

A preliminary 4.9 magnitude earthquake struck A...

4.9-Magnitude Quake Felt Throughout San Diego

April 3
By Alexander Nguyen

The quake was centered in Anza at 6:53 p.m. and was felt from Oceanside to Chula Vista to Alpine.

A box of food prepared at a food bank distribut...

Local Leaders Urge Immigrants To Access Public Health Resources Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

March 19
By Alexander Nguyen

Local elected officials on Thursday encouraged immigrants to access government health care and other community resources as COVID-19 continues to spread in San Diego.

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San Diego Sailor, Second Marine Test Positive For Coronavirus

March 14
By Alexander Nguyen

A sailor and a second marine tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the military announced Saturday.

County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher updates the p...

5 New Positive Coronavirus Cases In San Diego County; Public Health Order Issued

March 13
By Alexander Nguyen

There are now five new presumptive confirmed coronavirus cases in San Diego County, according to the County Health and Human Services department, and it's likely that community spread has occurred.

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