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Freelance Narrative Journalist and News Writer

 
 
 

Writing. Editing. Storytelling.

 

Alexander is a freelance journalist based in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the former education and business reporter at the Helena Independent Record, the daily newspaper in Montana's capital city. His work has been published in Hakai Magazine, Alaska Magazine, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's Bugle Magazine and other outlets. He graduated from the University of Montana in May 2014 with degrees in journalism and wildlife biology. Follow Alexander on Twitter @acdeedy.

 

Feature Writing

State historical society receives a surprise Inside the unaddressed envelope was a handwritten note:  "I think you may have an interest in the attached."

State historical society receives a surprise

Inside the unaddressed envelope was a handwritten note: 

"I think you may have an interest in the attached."

Finally home After more than 70 years, World War II bombardier William "Laddie" Bernier made it home.

Finally home

After more than 70 years, World War II bombardier William "Laddie" Bernier made it home.

Business News

Hospital terminates outreach agreement Upon facing a loss of about $1 million a year, the hospital in Helena cut agreements with doctors in a decision that impacted hundreds of patients.

Hospital terminates outreach agreement

Upon facing a loss of about $1 million a year, the hospital in Helena cut agreements with doctors in a decision that impacted hundreds of patients.

Social Finance This Helena-based branch of a San Francisco startup opened with just two people, and after a year it was looking to build an office with 100 employees.

Social Finance

This Helena-based branch of a San Francisco startup opened with just two people, and after a year it was looking to build an office with 100 employees.

Hard News

Fugitive Captured A suspected murderer who led authorities on a three-day manhunt was found hiding in an abandoned trailer, on the edge of suicide.

Fugitive Captured

A suspected murderer who led authorities on a three-day manhunt was found hiding in an abandoned trailer, on the edge of suicide.

Diocese names accused abusers As part of a lawsuit settlement, the Diocese of Helena publicly posted a list of every priest, sister and lay worker accused of sexual abuse.

Diocese names accused abusers

As part of a lawsuit settlement, the Diocese of Helena publicly posted a list of every priest, sister and lay worker accused of sexual abuse.

Education News

Voters turn down school bond Helena residents voted down a $70 million school bond that took nearly a decade for the school district to put together.

Voters turn down school bond

Helena residents voted down a $70 million school bond that took nearly a decade for the school district to put together.

Homeless students In just three years, the number of students counted as homeless in the Helena school district tripled.

Homeless students

In just three years, the number of students counted as homeless in the Helena school district tripled.