UIC Urban Forum

Speakers

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Alexandra Salomon

Editor, Curious City, WBEZ

Alexandra Salomon is an editor for WBEZ’s Curious City. Before joining the Curious City team, she was a senior producer for WBEZ’s daily global affairs program Worldview. She’s been with WBEZ for ten years now, but prior to joining the staff of Chicago Public Media, she spent nearly a decade reporting overseas. She was a producer for ABC News, based in Rome, Italy. In Europe, she also reported for a number of other news outlets including The Boston Globe, The Economist, The Jerusalem Post and the BBC. In 2006, she was awarded a Knight International Press Fellowship, which took her to Nigeria and Moldova. She has received a Peabody for team news coverage of the September 11 terrorist attacks and an Emmy Award at ABC News for investigative news coverage.

Alexandra has an M.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University and a B.A. in Art History from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.