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Alex Swoyer

Alex Swoyer

Originally from Texas, Alex Swoyer left the Lone Star State to attend the Missouri School of Journalism where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism with an emphasis in broadcast.

She has experience covering stories in the mid-Missouri, Houston and southwest Florida areas where she worked at local affiliate TV stations and received a First Place Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

After graduating from law school in Florida, she decided to leave the courtroom and return to the newsroom as a legal affairs reporter for The Washington Times. She can be reached by email at

Articles by Alex Swoyer

Former Bremerton High School assistant football coach Joseph Kennedy, who was suspended for praying at midfield after games, has filed a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, according to The Liberty Institute, a Texas-based law firm representing the coach. (Kitsap Sun via Associated Press/File)

High court allows football coach’s prayer as private religious expression

The Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of a public high school football coach who was fired after he prayed at the 50-yard line immediately after games, saying the government can't punish someone for what a majority of justices held was personal, private religious expression. Published June 27, 2022

An attendee at a gun rights rally open carries his gun in a holster that reads "We the People" from the Preamble to the United States Constitution. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) **FILE**

Second Amendment prevails in New York state gun case

The Supreme Court delivered a forceful affirmation of gun rights Thursday by striking down a New York law that required residents to show they faced a particular danger before they could obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm. Published June 23, 2022