Alex Burns


Birthday April 3, 1986

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace United States

Age 37 years old

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Journalist who has gained acclaim for his time as a national political correspondent for The New York TImes. He has also contributed to CNN as a political analyst. 

Before Fame

He graduated from Harvard College with his bachelor's degree. He began his career in political journalism by writing for the Harvard Political Review.


He covered the 2012 presidential election for Politico as a writer and editor. He has gained more than 220,000 followers to his alexburnsNYT Twitter account, where he has reported breaking news. 

Family Life

His wife is political reporter MJ Lee. 

Associated With

He has appeared on CNN alongside Chris Cuomo