Alex Hall joined the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism in January 2017 as the second Wisconsin Public Radio Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow. Hall focuses on creating investigative stories that are broadcast on WPR and distributed by the Center.
Hall previously worked as a bilingual producer for NPR’s Investigative Unit and at Reuters TV in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, she worked on the international desk at CNN Chile and as a freelance radio reporter covering breaking news, women’s health, and politics throughout South America from her base in Santiago, Chile. Hall's reporting has aired on NPR News, LatinoUSA, Radio Ambulante, PRI’s The World, and Here & Now. Her 2016 cover story for The Washington Post Magazine exposed child and undocumented labor in America’s tobacco fields.
Hall holds an undergraduate degree in Spanish from University of California, Santa Cruz and a master’s in Latin American Studies from Columbia University. She is fluent in Spanish and speaks intermediate Portuguese.