Alexa Spencer, The Washington Informer

Alexa Spencer is a sophomore at Howard University. In her few years on campus, Spencer has emerged as a promising investigative journalist. She has reported for The Hilltop student-newspaper, covered White House events for the Howard University News Service, and most recently, interned at ABC 7 Investigative News. She also 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.