Alexandra svokos

Alexandra Svokos is a young, versatile editor with experience in reporting, management, SEO and multimedia. She is currently an editor at ABC News, working with the digital team.

Previously, she served as a news editor at Bustle and the senior news editor at Elite Daily, managing a team of editors and writers on national and trending news. For Elite Daily, she traveled on the campaign trail throughout the 2016 election, from Des Moines to the Javits Center. She also covers women's issues and comprehensively followed the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt Supreme Court case on abortion.

Outside of her day job, she writes about music, culture and international relations, including coverage of opera and the migrant crisis, reported from Italy.

She was an editorial fellow at the Huffington Post, reporting in the college and education sections. She worked extensively across social media.

Alexandra majored in Economics and Nonfiction Creative Writing at Columbia University, where she served as editor-in-chief at both Bwog and IvyGate, leading school news and gossip blogs.

She loves cooking, terrible teen TV shows and Haruki Murakami. Her butternut squash risotto has been known to drive people insane.


editor, abc news (2018-present)
news editor, bustle (2018-2018)
Senior news editor, elite daily (2015-2018)
editorial fellow, huffington post (2014-2015)

winner: 2018 folio top women in media up & comer; 2018 Reproductive Health and Abortion Clinic Tour Travel Grant

freelance writer
bylines: the daily beast; vox, opera news; glamour, wqxr, quartz, refinery29, gothamist, cosmopolitan, mic, VAN magazine, ambrosia magazine, drift magazine

editor-in-chief, ivygate (2014)

editor-in-chief, bwog (2013-2014)