Xander Dorsey

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Xander Dorsey lives in Virginia and was born in 2012.

  • Xander enjoys playing on his travel lacrosse and basketball teams.  
  • His favorite authors are Kwame Alexander, Jerry Craft, and Nathan Hale.
  • In the future, Xander would like to be a neuroscientist and/or sports data analyst.

"As a Kid Reporter, I’ve enjoyed conducting interviews, meeting newsmakers, and learning new things. I love that I get to ask hard-hitting questions."

Xander Dorsey

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Craig Melvin Captures the Joys of Fatherhood

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May 22nd, 2024

The NBC Today co-host recently talked with our Kid Reporter about his new children’s book, I’m Proud of You.

Behind the Scenes at the State Dinner for Teachers

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May 9th, 2024

On May 2, Dr. Jill Biden hosted the first-ever “Teachers of the Year” State Dinner. 

Chelsea’s Charity Helps Kids Heal Through Art

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May 7th, 2024

Chelsea Phaire, 14, wants children going through difficult times to be able to express themselves through creativity.

"Welcome Home, Franklin”

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April 29th, 2024

Cartoonist Robb Armstrong talks about the importance of representation in media and the Apple TV+ show he co-wrote. 

Our Kid Reporter Talks With A Member of Congress

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March 15th, 2024

Kid Reporter Xander Dorsey visits Capitol Hill to interview U.S. Representative Don Beyer of Virginia. 

A Conversation with the CEO of Save the Children

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February 14th, 2024

Our Kid Reporter talks with Janti Soeripto about the humanitarian organization’s mission to help the world’s most vulnerable kids. 

Celebrating Halloween at the White House

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November 7th, 2023

Our Kid Reporter visited 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, where President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden handed out books and candy. 

A National Museum of the American Latino Is Planned

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September 26th, 2023

A proposed museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., will share stories that have gone untold. 

National History Day Gives Students New Insights into the Past

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August 17th, 2023

This year, the annual project-based competition focused on “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.” 

A Veteran Sportswriter Offers Reporting Tips

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July 27th, 2023

“It’s never about you,” says Tarik El-Bashir, a senior writer at The Athletic. “It’s always about the story you’re covering.”