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Alex Wayne

Managing Editor for Health Policy and Politics, KFF Health News

Alex Wayne is executive editor of KFF Health News. He previously worked for Bloomberg News, where he led coverage of the Joe Biden and Donald Trump presidencies and reported on health care policy, including the development of the Affordable Care Act. In 2020, he helped manage and edit articles about the coronavirus’ infiltration of Trump’s White House that won the Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency. Earlier in his career, Alex reported on health care, immigration, Social Security, and other topics for Congressional Quarterly, and covered local and state government for the News & Record of Greensboro, North Carolina. He started his journalism career in Florida at The Villages Daily Sun, where he reported on local businesses, government, and some pretty wacky crimes. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.

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