Alex Mann is a crime and courts reporter for the Capital Gazette. He previously covered local government for the Carroll County Times. He is a 2018 graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. During the summer of 2017, Alex was a reporting intern at The Capital in Annapolis. Previously, he also was managing editor for the Beltway Bulletin, a student-run publication focused on local politics, and the senior sports editor for Stories Beneath the Shell (SBS), another UMD student-run publication. During the summer of 2016, Alex interned at Living in Peru, an English-language publication in Lima, Peru. He was born in Washington, D.C., but has spent the better part of his life in Anne Arundel County.