Alex Shashkevich

Alex Shashkevich

Alex Shashkevich

Contributing Writer

Alexandra Shashkevich works as a writer at Stanford University. She has covered gun violence and breaking news at the Chicago Tribune, where she has worked for about four years. An alumna of the University of Florida and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism program, Alex has also written for The Moscow Times, The Gainesville Sun and The Ocala Star-Banner. Alex hopes The Stories of America can help people understand the wonderfully complex and diverse people of the United States and the things they care about.