Alex worked previously as a producer for Think Out Loud, Oregon Public Broadcasting's flagship public affairs talk show. He's lived most of his life in Oregon, but also did stints in Cuba and France. Among his other skills, Alex is a photographer and rides a bike.
Alex Johnson appears in the following:
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Matt Norquist, a truck driver from Gresham, Oregon, wants to see his state flag changed. It's simply in need of an update, he says, and he has a few ideas of how to do it.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
David Goodman, a reporter for our partner The New York Times, explains what happened at a hospital in New York after it lost primary and backup power.
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Sometimes we’re madly in love with our candidates, but sometimes that love fades. That's been the case for Hermene Hartman, an Obama supporter from Chicago.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The Takeaway Digital Editor Alex Johnson snapped some shots on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Here are some photos taken by The Takeaway Digital Editor Alex Johnson during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Monday, August 27, 2012
A photo gallery from The Takeaway Digital Editor Alex Johnson from his first day in Tampa.
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Karen Washington, a social studies teacher at Watertown High School in Massachusetts, sent us this message in response to Monday's story about a group of girls who were expelled for talking on Facebook about killing several peers and a teacher. Ms. Washington used the story as the foundation for a classroom discussion. She describes what her students had to say.
Friday, April 06, 2012
The Titanic sank 100 years ago this month. To mark the anniversary, James Cameron is re-releasing his mega-blockbuster "Titanic" in 3D, prompting some critics to say its strictly a marketing ploy while others cheer the innovation.
Will "Titanic 3D" burn a hole in your wallet, or will it blow your mind? This week, Rafer and Kristen put that question to Daniel Engber, senior editor at Slate. Listen to find out what he's got to say.
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
A lot of good stuff here, including the video of Devo above. There's actually an entire YouTube channel devoted to Devo videos, aptly titled DEVOvision. But I digress, because the geek in me just loves Tom Lehrer singing The Elements, which you may have heard on today's show.
The Philadelphia Experiment – Ain’t it the Truth
Cloud Cult – We Made Up Your Mind For You
SISE – Beyond Outside
Arcade Fire – Keep the Car Running
The Donnas – Drive My Car
Moe – Macintyre Range
David Bowie – Bring me the Disco King
Boards of Canada – Kid for Today
Malko Malko – Isopod
Beats Antique – There Ya Go
Crystal Method – London
Devo – Freedom of Choice
Don Cherry – Malkauns
Tom Lehrer – The Elements
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
As part of our Super Tuesday coverage we asked you which songs best represent it and the rest of the primary season. By text, Facebook, Twitter, and voice, this is what you told us.
Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears
Crossroads - Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
Crumbling Down - John Mellencamp
I Don't Care Anymore - Phil Collins
Send in the Clowns - Frank Sinatra
Helter Skelter - The Beatles
Panic in Detroit - David Bowie
Whipping Post - The Allman Brothers Band
Cold Sweat - James Brown
It's My Party - Leslie Gore
Everybody Loves A Clown - Gary Lewis and the Playboys
Everybody Knows - Leonard Cohen
Waiting Room - Fugazi
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
You Talk Too Much - Joe Jones
Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
Possum Kingdom - The Toadies
Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
If I Only Had a Brain - Warner Brothers
A Change is Gonna to Come - Sam Cooke
Another One Bites the Dusk - Queen