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Brooke Nelson

Brooke Nelson Alexander

School: Hendrix College

Expertise: tech, cleaning & organization, money & finances

Brooke Nelson Alexander

  • Has written more than 25 tech and cybersecurity stories for Reader's Digest
  • Published in U.S. News & World Report, D Magazine and the Arkansas Times
  • Emmy-nominated reporter
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa


Brooke is a tech and consumer products writer covering the latest in digital trends, product reviews, security and privacy, and other news and features for Reader's Digest. She's a two-time Emmy-nominated reporter with nearly 10 years of publishing experience, and her work has been recognized by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.


Hendrix College BA, International Relations


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