Alex Helmick edits content for KQED’s 18 daily newscasts and often edits for The California Report. Before coming to KQED, Alex worked in Geneva, where he reported from the United Nations European Headquarters and later hosted a two-hour daily current events program. In 2009, he covered the war in Afghanistan and its impact on the humanitarian crisis in the country. He has also covered business in Chicago and produced the evening news for WBEZ.
Alex Helmick's Latest Posts
Sometimes the only way to get fire crews to remote fires is to have them jump out of planes.
Firefighters recruited inside prisons save the state money and play key role in responding to wildfires. Read more …
He leads the NBA in assists and is the top scorer on a pretty good Warriors team.
NBA’s upcoming All-Star weekend stirs up memories of witnessing a phenomenal moment in sports.
New rule evokes collision in 1970 All-Star Game that dimmed the brilliance of a promising catcher.