|Profession||Political News Reporter|
|Famous For||Covering the 2020 electoral campaign of Joe Biden|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 167 cm
in meters- 1.67 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
|Eye Color||Hazel Brown|
|Awards, Achievements||• Emerging Journalist Award from the National Association of Black Journalists in 2019
• In 2020, Alexi McCammond was listed in the Forbes '30 Under 30' list for her phenomenal performance in the field of reporting. Forbes
|Date of Birth||1994|
|Age (as of 2021)||27 Years|
|School||Guilford High School, Rockford|
|College/University||The University of Chicago (2011-2015)|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and Literature UChicago|
|Controversies||• In March 2021, Alexi McCammond faced backlash from the staff members of Teen Vogue, who publicly condemned her for a series of decade-old tweets by her. The tweets were homophobic and racist, and this forced the company to cancel her employment. Alexi also addressed the matter and made a public apology on her Twitter account. The New York Times
• In November 2019, Charles Barkley, former NBA star and TNT commentator, was accused of threatening Alexi McCammond in an Atlanta bar before the 2020 Democratic primary debate in Atlanta, Georgia. During the threat, Barkley said, "I don’t hit women, but if I did I would hit you." Later, Barkley issued a public apology to Alexi McCammond.
• After the Twitter tweets controversy, Alexi deleted all the tweets from her Twitter account, however, a former reporter of New York magazine, Diana Tsui, made a post on her Instagram account where she called out Alexi McCammond for her tweets and also accused Conde Nast of not doing a proper background check of Alexi McCammond before hiring her.
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Matt Kuncman (ex-fiance)
• TJ Ducklo
|Parents||Father- Name Not Known
Mother- Shelli McCammond
|Siblings||Brother- Braxton McCammond
Sister- Aubyn McCammond
Some Lesser Known Facts About Alexi McCammond
- Does Alexi McCammond drink alcohol?: Yes
- Alexi McCammond is a political journalist who worked as a reporter for the political website Axios. She was also a contributor to the PBS’s Washington Week.
- While studying at the university, McCammond used to write for the student political newspaper The Gate.
- In 2020, Alexi McCammond was engaged to Matt Kuncman, but later, they canceled their plans to get married and parted ways for unknown reasons.
- On February 8, 2021, Alexi McCammond and TJ Ducklo made their relationship public. They both met each other during the 2020 electoral campaign of Joe Biden. Alexi started spending more time with Ducklo during the campaign, and they both started dating.
- Alexi began working as a freelance political writer for the women’s magazine Cosmopolitan. In 2017, she joined Axios as a political reporter and writer, where she wrote an article on Michael Bloomberg’s withdrawal from the 2020 Presidential elections. She also revealed the presidential schedule of Donald Trump in an article, which states that Donald Trump spent 60% of his days in ‘executive time’ when he was serving as the President of the US.
- Alexi McCammond made it to the news again when she made her relationship with TJ Ducklo, a member of the 2020 Joe Biden electoral campaign, public. Ducklo was working as the White House Deputy Press Secretary under President Joe Biden. He was fired from his post after he made some derogatory and misogynistic comments about a Politico reporter, Tara Palmeri. The comments were made during a phone call, and Ducklo also accused Palmeri of being jealous of his relationship with McCammond.
- In March 2021, McCammond was appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of Conde Nast’s magazine ‘Teen Vogue.’ Unfortunately, a series of her decade-old racist and homophobic tweets resurfaced on the internet, and Alexi had to resign from her job.
Hey there: I’ve decided to part ways with Condé Nast. Here is my statement about why – pic.twitter.com/YmnHVtZSce
— Alexi McCammond (@alexi) March 18, 2021
- Alexi McCammond is an animal lover, and she has a pet dog, Marlin.
Blessing your TL with Marlin. You’re welcome. And good morning ☀️ pic.twitter.com/lgzy9NqCSm
— Alexi McCammond (@alexi) February 24, 2021