Alexandra Kay

Alexandra Kay

Alexandra Kay is a part-time freelance writer with more than 20 years of writing and fact-checking experience. She has contributed to numerous consumer publications, including Consumer Reports Money Adviser, First for Women, Real Simple, Business Jet Traveler, Woman's World and others. When Alex isn’t writing, she’s a full-time associate English professor and chair at a New York State community college, where she teaches a variety of courses.


  • Fact-checker, researcher, writer, and editor based in New York
  • Experienced in digital and print journalism
  • Department Chair and Associate Professor of English at SUNY Orange County Community College


Alexandra Kay is a fact-checker, researcher, writer, and editor based in New York. She's been featured in print and digital publications including Woman's World, First for Women, Consumer Reports Money Adviser, Real Simple, All You, Navy Federal Credit Union, Key Bank,, and others. She is currently the English Department Chair at SUNY Orange County Community College.


Alexandra received an M.A. Print Journalism from New York University and an M.S. in Secondary Education/English from Mount Saint Mary College.

Expertise: Finance, Research, English Instruction
Education: New York University, Mount Saint Mary College
Location: Cold Spring, NY

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