Alexandra Garcia

Senior Video Journalist

Alexandra Garcia is a senior video journalist at The New York Times, where she produces interactive projects and video stories. She is currently overseeing the video work of POV’s “embedded mediamakers” at The Times. Previously, she shot, reported and edited video stories at The Washington Post for almost a decade. In 2012, she was a fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. She has been awarded two national Edward R. Murrow Awards, top honors in the National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism and Pictures of the Year International contests, and eleven regional Emmy awards, along with four national Emmy nominations. Garcia has been a multimedia coach at the Eddie Adams and Mountain Workshops, a teaching assistant at National Geographic Photo Camps in Chad, Botswana, South Dakota and Crimea, and a judge for the National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism contest. Garcia was born in Bogotá, Colombia and was raised in Rockville, Maryland. She is obsessed with the Internet and with trying to justify her time spent at art school by experimenting with how visual stories can break out of a traditional mold to take advantage of the unique storytelling possibilities in digital and interactive journalism.