Alexander McCall is an associate editor on It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders, where he edits long-form interviews and books guests such as Kathy Griffin, explores topics ranging from Area 51 to the ubiquity of athleisure, and contributes to the show's enterprise reporting on topics such as art in the age of Instagram and drag culture.
McCall, who first came to NPR as the social media desk intern in the summer of 2014, was previously a producer in NPR's programming division, where he produced episodes of podcasts such as Pop Culture Happy Hour, led an overhaul of NPR's daily news headlines email newsletter, piloted a show about the millennial coming-of-age experience, developed social and digital media strategy for a range of new shows, and provided additional production support to NPR's Weekend Edition.
Prior to joining NPR, McCall was a news reporter and producer at NPR and PBS station WFIU/WTIU in Bloomington, Ind. He has also produced for Charlotte, N.C.-area public radio stations WFAE and WDAV. He graduated from Appalachian State University in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in journalism.
In his free time, McCall enjoys baking, writing, acting and improv comedy.