The national security and foreign policy departments in any media outlet play a significant role in sealing the reputation of the media organization. Alex Ward has committed himself to learn and reporting on the national security and foreign policy of the United States and international security. His reputation as an expert in national and foreign policy matters has attracted recognition and employment opportunities from media outlets such as Vox, Atlantic Council, Politico, and institutions such as the white house. He has been featured by many media outlets and organizations requiring his advice and knowledge in foreign policy and national security. His popularity on the internet has attracted netizens asking for his personal and professional information. We gathered from different sources to see his rise in the reporting industry. We begin by sharing some quick facts.
Occupational: National Security Reporter
Alex Ward Biography
Alex Ward is an American National security and Foreign policy reporter currently working for politico. He has been in the media industry for some time as he has worked as a reporter for the White House and the Atlantic Council. Ward has also caught the public’s attention for reporting on the United States presidential election in 2016.
Alex Ward Age
Much of Alex’s information on the internet concern his professional life. He has kept his personal information away from the limelight. However, based on when he graduated from campus we can assume his age is 35 years.
Alex Ward Education
Alex’s passion for his section in the journalism business stemmed from his zeal for education. He was an active student at the American University where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts program in International studies. Alex participated in the Tour Guide Society where he was an ambassador for the American University. He graduated with Magna Cum Laudie, participated in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars Member, and received Sigma Iota Rho for international studies. After graduating he went for master’s studies at the same school where he concentrated on US foreign policy and national security.
Alex Ward Career
The passion Alex demonstrated as a student was also visible after graduating. He started as an Intern with The European Defense Market Analysis Team at the Northrop Grumman Information Systems. They analyzed the defense needs in Europe and assisted in creating security reports for certain countries.
In May 2011, Alex joined the Us Department of State as an intern in the office of Regional Security and Arms Transfers. After three months, he left the federal job to join the Council on Foreign Relations. He started as an intern in the US Foreign Policy where he edited articles for worldwide distribution under the name of Dr. Lindsay and did research on the Obama’s administration foreign policy. He got promoted to the level of an interim manager of the senior vice president of the Director of Studies. As an interim manager, he researched articles and wrote blog posts.
Alex at Atlantic Council, Vox and Politico
The Atlantic Council called him for work in 2013 first as an intern for Transatlantic Security, Brent Scowcroft Center on Internation security. He analyzed NATO and US security policies and conducted research on their trending security relations. Alex rose to the level of Assistant director in the same institution and later as an Associate Director responsible for leading US foreign policy and national security research and worked hand in hand with the congressional offices.
Vox media hired Alex in May 2019 as a staff writer for national security. At Vox, Alex was a co-host for Worldy podcast where they discussed foreign affairs in the country. His work was mentioned or appeared on BBC, New York Times, and the New Yorker. In December 2020, he became Vox’s white house reporter until June 2021. Politico called him for the position of National Security Reporter. At politico, Alex is the anchor of National Security Daily and as well a writer.
Alex Ward’s Net Worth
Alex has not announced his salary. However, his position as a national reporter at Politico makes him qualified for a $100,000 yearly salary.
Alex has 32.9k followers on his Twitter.