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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A National STEM Festival Celebrates Student Innovation

Xander Dorsey

July 16th, 2024

In April, top students showed off their ingenuity in Washington, D.C. 

A Visit to the “Today” Show

Xander Dorsey

July 11th, 2024

Our Kid Reporter visits the TV program’s studios in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. 

Step Afrika! Blends Dance and History in “The Migration”

Xander Dorsey

June 25th, 2024

A unique dance company celebrates African American culture and traditions. 

Craig Melvin Captures the Joys of Fatherhood

Xander Dorsey

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

Xander Dorsey

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

Xander Dorsey

May 7th, 2024

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

"Welcome Home, Franklin”

Xander Dorsey

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

Xander Dorsey

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

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.