Alexander Tucciarone is Roosevelt Institute’s Communications Manager.
Prior to joining Roosevelt, he was an Account Coordinator at BerlinRosen, a Production Associate in the ABC News Investigative Unit, a Production Coordinator at Nightline and a Kampala-based reporter at the Ugandan newspaper The Observer. Before working in journalism, he taught special education in Austin and was an Ohio-based Field Organizer for President Obama’s 2008 campaign.
He studied International Reporting & Broadcast Journalism at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism and International Affairs & Latin American Studies at George Washington University.
Outside of Roosevelt, he volunteers with Big Brothers of New York and is a founder and Chief Strategy Officer of The Makeshift Movement, an organization focused on supporting individuals and communities struggling with mental illness and substance abuse.
A Long Island native, he now lives in Brooklyn with his wife. He enjoys travel, studying history and adding to his record collection. He hopes to see a Knicks championship in his lifetime.