, a recent graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism, is the Tribune's engagement fellow this summer. Alexis spent the past year as a founding member and product manager for Our Chatham, a digital local news startup for Chatham County, North Carolina. Her writing has been published in the Charlotte Agenda and the Daily Tar Heel, and she also self-publishes travel and lifestyle articles on her website. Alexis spent a month in summer 2018 backpacking alone in Asia as a recipient of the Robin Clark Experience Award and chronicled her experiences on her blog. She also studied international media markets while in China in the summer of 2017.