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Alexandra Rangel

Freelance Reporter

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Alexandra Rangel is a bilingual Emmy award-winning journalist.

Born and raised in Imperial County, Alexandra’s passion for journalism took her to San Diego where she received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies from San Diego State University in 2015.

At SDSU Alexandra covered stories on campus as a writer for The Daily Aztec. She was also a radio host for KCR College Radio at SDSU. Alexandra later joined San Diego City College where she anchored and reported stories for San Diego City College Newscene. She worked as a news production assistant at KUSI News in 2018.

Alexandra landed her first reporting job in her hometown with KYMA News in El Centro, CA where she reported on a variety of stories in Imperial County and the border town of Mexicali.

When she isn’t reporting, Alexandra can be found exploring the outdoors and spending time with her loved ones.

Recent Stories by Alexandra Rangel

Reopen San Diego holds rally outside of San Die...

Reopen San Diego Urges Restaurant Owners Say No To Vaccine Policies

July 30
By Alexandra Rangel

Reopen San Diego is a local group advocating for the full reopening of schools and businesses. It’s now asking restaurants to adopt their proclamation.

Group of advocates are pictured outside the Cor...

Coronado Group Apologizes To Escondido School For Tortilla Throwing Incident

July 27
By Alexandra Rangel

InclusioNado is a group of parents and advocates. They gathered in front of the Coronado Unified School District Tuesday, to simply say sorry.

Job fair attendees are waiting in line at the C...

Clean California Initiative To Create Thousands Of Jobs

July 15
By Alexandra Rangel

The $1 billion program aims to revitalize and clean the state’s highways.

Mana De San Diego and Vice Chair Nora Vargas ar...

Survey Highlights Inequalities Faced By Latinas In San Diego's Workforce

July 12
By Alexandra Rangel

The survey by MANA De San Diego shows, among other things, that Latinas face on-the-job discrimination and few paths to advancement.

City Heights-Weingart Library reopens to in per...

14 Additional San Diego Libraries Reopened To The Public

July 6
By Alexandra Rangel

Fourteen more San Diego library branches reopened for in person services Tuesday.

Military members are pictured in a U.S. Citizen...

20 Service Members Become US Citizens In USS Midway Museum Ceremony

July 2
By Alexandra Rangel

Twenty military service members became U.S. citizens in a naturalization ceremony Friday aboard the USS Midway Museum.

Women is pictured pumping gas in San Diego on J...

Local Lawmaker Proposes To Suspend Excise Gas Tax For A Year

July 1
By Alexandra Rangel

Starting Thursday, the state’s gas tax will once again go up by a few cents, bringing the overall excise tax to 51.1 cents per gallon.

A health screening site set up inside the Conve...

Migrant Shelter At San Diego Convention Center Closing

July 1
By Alexandra Rangel

The San Diego Convention Center is no longer housing unaccompanied migrant children.

Community advocates are pictured outside of Las...

Assemblymember Weber Requests Audit Of San Diego County Jail Deaths

June 29
By Alexandra Rangel

Weber will be requesting a full audit of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office to the state’s legislative audit committee, Wednesday.

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin...

San Diego County Activists React To Chauvin Sentence

June 25
By Alexandra Rangel

Although some may feel justice was served, San Diego community activist Tasha Williamson thinks otherwise.

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