Alexandra is an independent journalist and filmmaker with more than seven years experience based in London and New York.

She is making a series of short films about farming in the UK as well as co-directing a feature documentary about the Mursi people in southern Ethiopia, with a grant from the SOAS Parliament for People program. 


Alex also freelance writes for publications including Al Jazeera, National Geographic, TIME, New York Times , Magnum Photos, Elephant magazine, Huck and the Guardian among others, and has a particular interest in food + farming, social justice, arts and culture and indigenous peoples. 


Before going freelance, she was a staff writer and producer at TIME's LightBox in NYC, and a producer at ITV's Good Morning Britain in London, with secondments to ITN's Westminster bureau and Channel 4's Come Dine With Me.

She conceived and directed two short films for TIME on artist Erik Kessels and photographer Richard Avedon, has worked on assignment with Magnum photographers including Martin Parr and reported around the world from Ghana to Ethiopia.

Alexandra is of Native American, Italian and Welsh descent, born in New York City and brought up in England. 

She has a Masters in Magazine Journalism from City University, London.

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