Alex Mahadevan scrapes, cleans and analyzes data to find interesting, hidden stories. He previously worked as news innovation editor for Observer Media Group, where he ran the website, shot and edited videos and wrote breaking news and feature stories. Alex caught the data bug while writing about political contributions, elections and the real estate industry. But he also has a numbers-heavy background with a masters in economics from Florida State University. Alex has won several Florida Press Association awards for feature writing and multimedia storytelling. In his spare time, Alex plays drums in a local punk band.
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