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Alexandra Leon

Reporter/Producer @alexandraaleon aleon@dnainfo.com

Alexandra Leon is a reporter/producer covering DUMBO, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill in Brooklyn.

Before coming to DNAinfo, she was the overnight digital content producer at NBC New York where she covered breaking news and managed the station’s social media accounts.

A Miami native, Alex started her reporting career at her hometown newspaper, The Miami Herald, where she worked on several beats including breaking news, local government, and entertainment. She also worked as a web producer for the Herald and El Nuevo Herald before moving to NBC Miami.

Alex has a B.S. in communications from the University of Miami where she studied journalism and English literature.

She lives in Crown Heights with three roommates, two humans and one feline.

FUN FACT: Alex was one of the first reporters on the scene during the “Miami zombie” attack — her editor sent her and another intern to cover it after hearing gunshots outside the newsroom. 

 

 

 

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

April 6, 2017

The 31-year-old man was slashed outside the Brooklyn Food Stamp Department at 253 Schermerhorn St.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

April 4, 2017

The woman was walking home on Waverly Avenue, between DeKalb and Willoughby avenues, police said.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

April 3, 2017

The new project at 80 Flatbush Ave. will also include a cultural facility, offices and retail space.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

April 3, 2017

The 30-year-old victim was on the train Friday morning when the man slapped her and fled, police said.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

April 2, 2017

It's now more expensive to rent retail space in Downtown Brooklyn than in Williamsburg.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

March 30, 2017

The attacks happened on Schermerhorn and Smith streets, outside Brooklyn Criminal Court, police said.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

March 29, 2017

The cat had scrapes to its tail and legs, according to a rescuer.

Fort Greene and DUMBO »

March 27, 2017

The installation will be on display from Oct. 12 to Feb. 11.