2016: Race to the White House
Political insiders often say all roads to the White House run through Virginia. The commonwealth is increasingly viewed as a key battleground state in national races. For months leading up to the Virginia primary, presidential candidates stumped across the commonwealth. Alana interviewed several major candidates as they campaigned in various regions of Virginia. For all of these stories, she coordinated coverage for her station, traveled to the events & often worked as a one-person band. From staking out private fundraisers, to actively pursuing media availabilities at rallies, Alana is highly engaged in presidential politics and the role Virginians play in electing the President.