Alexi McCammond is a political journalist who has previously worked as a reporter for the political website Axios. She is known for controversy regarding some tweets that she made on her Twitter account a decade ago.
Alexi McCammond was born in 1994 (age 27 years; as of 2021) in Illinois, US. Alexi attended the Guilford High School in Rockford, Illinois, and went on to attend the University of Chicago to study sociology, Spanish language, and literature. She graduated in 2015 and then received additional training from the National Association of Black Journalists.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Eye Color: Hazel brown
Hair Color: Brown
Family & Relationships
Parents & Siblings
Alexi McCammond’s mother’s name is Shelli McCammond. She has two siblings, a brother, Braxton McCammond, and a sister, Aubyn McCammond.
Alexi McCammond was engaged to Matt Kuncman. Later, they called off the engagement for unknown reasons.
After completing her education, McCammond started working as a freelance political writer for the women’s magazine Cosmopolitan. Later, she joined Axios website in 2017 as a political writer, which boosted her career as a political writer. McCammond covered an article about Michael Bloomberg’s withdrawal from the 2020 Democratic primary race in March 2020. She also leaked presidential schedules revealing that 60% of Donald Trump’s time spent as the president was devoted to ‘executive time’. In March 2021, McCammond was selected as the Editor in Chief of Conde Nast’s ‘Teen Vogue.’ However, she had to resign from her position as the Editor in Chief after a series of decade-old racist, and homophobic tweets written by McCammond resurfaced.
We’re pleased to announce that Teen Vogue’s new editor in chief is Alexi McCammond (@alexi)! Welcome to the team, Alexi ✨ Learn more about our new EIC —> https://t.co/qfCqEr3AkI pic.twitter.com/7E5nWPXUmQ
— Teen Vogue (@TeenVogue) March 5, 2021
Alexi McCammond received the Emerging Journalist Award from the National Association of Black Journalists in the year 2019.
- In March 2021, the staff members of the magazine, Teen Vogue, publicly condemned the racist and homophobic tweets that were made by Alexi McCammond, and asked the company to cancel her employment with the firm. In response to this, Alexi made a public apology as well as apologized to the people working in the firm and decided to resign from the position of Editor-in-Chief for the Conde Nast media company.
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
- McCammond received attention from the media when news about her relationship with TJ Ducklo, a member of Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign made it to the news. Ducklo was working as the White House Party Deputy Secretary when he was fired from the office for harassing Tara Palmeri, a reporter of the political journalism company Politico. Ducklo had a verbal argument with the reporter where he made derogatory comments about the reporter and accused her of being jealous of his relationship with Alexi McCammond. On February 12, 2021, Ducklo was suspended for a week without pay, and the very next day, he resigned from his White House position after Vanity Fair magazine posted an article about the incident. Independent
- Alexi McCammond has a pet dog named Marlin.
Blessing your TL with Marlin. You’re welcome. And good morning ☀️ pic.twitter.com/lgzy9NqCSm
— Alexi McCammond (@alexi) February 24, 2021
- Alexi McCammond worked with NBC News and interviewed many famous personalities like the actress, and author Ayesha Curry, and senior advisor of former President Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett about their involvement in supporting small businesses that were owned by Black women and how it can create more jobs.
- While the Twitter tweets by Alexi McCammond were deleted by her, a former reporter of New York magazine, The Cut, made an Instagram post and called out Alexi and the media company Conde Nast for their inability to address racism and holding Alexi accountable before hiring her. Instagram