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Bethesda Magazine's 2017 Best of Bethesda Editors' Pick for "Best Place for Literary Inspiration"

 

James Alexander

James Alexander has been writing professionally for more than 30 years with several of those years as a political speechwriter including at the Cabinet level. After earning a B.A. in Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he worked as a by-lined newspaper reporter at The Charlotte Observer and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and also interned at The Washington Post. He later worked on Capitol Hill as a U.S. Congressional Fellow and as a Hill press secretary which included writing speeches and op-eds. As a ghostwriter, he penned dozens of op-eds for political figures with publications in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today and Newsday, among others.

Teaching style: James' style is interactive and engaging leaving room for discussion and questions. He treats each weekly lessons like a "mini-course" and reviews the previous week's material before starting with the next week's lesson. He is big on giving examples.