13886358_1016299295105796_6054861032119784466_nAlex Zielinski is an enterprising reporter and generally curious human being located in Washington, D.C. Her lens is usually focused on social issues in city settings. Currently, Alex is ThinkProgresshealth reporter.

Alex grew up among the tiny coastal town of Arcata, tucked away in Northern California’s Humboldt County, and graduated with a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oregon in 2011. Alex lived and worked as a reporter in Portland, Oregon until 2015.

Find Alex’s previous work  in the Washington City PaperPortland Mercury, Street Roots, Street SensePortland Monthly, East Oregonian & Bitch Magazine.

Alex also contributes her time to D.C.’s Street Sense as a volunteer reporter and editor.