Alene Tchekmedyian

Alene is a Los Angeles-based journalist. In 2011, she earned her master's degree in digital media from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She currently covers public safety for Times Community News.

She earned her bachelor's degree from UCLA, where she served as editor in chief of the campus newspaper, the Daily Bruin.

Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Business Insider, Armenian Reporter and The Columbia Journalist.