Alex Brown is a Multimedia Journalist for Grow INdiana Media Ventures. Alex spent over nine years with Emmis Communications in Indianapolis where he served in multiple positions including Afternoon Traffic and News Reporter for WIBC-FM before joining Inside INdiana Business in December 2015.

Alex previously spent time as a Traffic Editor for NAVTEQ Traffic in Indianapolis. He also volunteers as a cameraman for the Naptown Roller Girls roller derby.

An Indiana native, Alex is a proud graduate of Pike High School in Indianapolis and Ball State University in Muncie where he majored in Telecommunications.

5 Questions For Alex:

1. Where can we find you when you’re not working?

Most likely I’m either catching up on my favorite TV shows, reading or playing lots of board games with my friends.

2. If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?

I would likely be working radio in some capacity.

3. Would you rather ride a bike, ride a horse, or drive a car? Why?

I’d rather drive because getting on a horse scares me and riding a bike requires physical exertion.

4. What would you do if you won the lottery?

Pay off my bills and buy a condo with a REALLY nice entertainment system.

5. What three items would you take with you on a deserted island?

A boat, plenty of fuel and a GPS.

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Newfields Names CEO

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