Alexei Izak Koseff


• Reporter at The Sacramento Bee
• Internships at Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Orange County Register, Monterey County Weekly and San Jose Mercury News
• Stanford University’s Graduate Program in Journalism
• Extensive multimedia experience, including nine years of video editing
• Proficient with WordPress, Blogger, MS Office, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, Final Cut Pro, Apple iMovie, Audacity, PC and Mac computers


Reporter, December 2013 to present
The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, California
• Covers California politics and higher education out of the Capitol bureau
• Writes the AM Alert and other daily items for the Capitol Alert blog
• Edits the Capitol Alert Insider Edition app

Washington, D.C. Intern, July 2013 to September 2013
Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California
• Reporter at Washington, D.C. bureau
• Daily coverage and enterprise reporting on Congress and other national stories Intern, January 2013 to March 2013
San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, California
• Curated online content, maintained social media presence, wrote for blogs

Reporter, September 2012 to June 2013
Peninsula Press, a project of Stanford’s Graduate Program in Journalism
• Professional partner with San Francisco Chronicle, KQED, Bay Citizen
• Covered government, education and housing in East Palo Alto
• Online news, multimedia content, data visualization, database reporting

Reporting Intern, July 2012 to September 2012
Orange County Register, Santa Ana, California
• Reporter at Laguna Woods Village bureau
• Covered board meetings, local news, feature stories on events and residents

Editorial Intern, June 2011 to August 2011
Monterey County Weekly, Seaside, California
• Wrote features for print edition and short posts for news blog
• Maintained arts & entertainment listings for weekly calendar

Communications Intern, June 2009 to Dec. 2009, Sept. 2010 to June 2011
Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University
• Produced press releases and multimedia content on institute research projects

Teen Intern, July 2006 to December 2007
San Jose Mercury News, San Jose, California
• Wrote news articles and entertainment reviews for ReadThis! teen page


M.A. in Communication, Graduate Program in Journalism, June 2013
B.A. in American Studies, June 2012
Stanford University, Stanford, California


• Bilingual and biliterate Spanish/English
• Studied abroad in Madrid, Spain (Dec. 2009-June 2010)
• 1st Place Transitions Abroad Webzine Student Travel Writing Contest, 2010
• 3rd Place Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest, 2006