Alexa Spencer, The Washington Informer

Alexa Spencer is a sophomore at Howard University. In her few years on campus, Alexa has covered the Obama Administration as part of White House Press Pool for the Thomson Reuters news agency and she has also reported for The Hilltop student newspaper. Most recently, she interned at ABC 7 Investigative News. Alexa has emerged as a promising investigative journalist. She currently serves as a member of The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, Investigative Reporters and Editors, and the National Press Photographers Association. As a DTU Fellow, she intends to find new roads to help the African American community continue to move forward.

ROLAND MARTIN LAUNCHES FUNDING INITIATIVE FOR HBCUS

Alarmed by the critical financial state of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) throughout the nation, “News One Now” host Roland S. Martin has issued a call to action to address the problem.

BALLOU HIGH GRADUATE FACES AN ENVIABLE DECISION

History has been made in Ward 8 – an area in the District that’s both notoriously underserved and incredibly resilient.

DTU JOURNAL ENTRY 1: HONORED TO JOIN THE LEGACY OF THE BLACK PRESS

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) kicked off the second year of the “Discover The Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program with an “Immersion” event in Detroit, Mich.

HBCU STUDENTS “DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED” WITH THE BLACK PRESS

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) kicked off the second year of the “Discover The Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program with an “Immersion” event in Detroit, Mich.