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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Xander

A Conversation with the CEO of Save the Children

Xander Dorsey

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

Xander Dorsey

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

Xander Dorsey

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

Xander Dorsey

August 17th, 2023

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

A Veteran Sportswriter Offers Reporting Tips

Xander Dorsey

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.”

A Conversation With Soledad O’Brien

Xander Dorsey

July 18th, 2023

Our Kid Reporter talks with the award-winning journalist about covering politics and the news. 

Empowering Generation Z to Take Action

Xander Dorsey

July 18th, 2023

The National Archives Museum recently hosted an event spotlighting Representative Maxwell Frost (D-FL), the first member of Gen Z to serve in the U.S. Congress. 

A Conversation With Jerry Craft

Xander Dorsey

May 23rd, 2023

Our Kid Reporter talks with the award-winning creator of the New Kid graphic novel series.

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Xander Dorsey

May 8th, 2023

Our Kid Reporter talks with a husband and wife duo about their songs honoring Mexican culture and heritage. 

The Unifying Power of Sports

Xander Dorsey

May 8th, 2023

A new exhibit in Washington, D.C., shows the role that athletes can play in unifying Americans and fighting injustice. 

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