Aleksandra Bliszczyk

Aleksandra (Aleks) Bliszczyk is the Senior News Reporter at PEDESTRIAN.TV covering national news and politics from Melbourne. Previously she was a reporter at the North Central Review newspaper in central Victoria and a regular contributor to Guardian Australia. She has spent eight years as a freelance journalist with work also in The Age, SMH, SBS News, SBS Food, Vice, Junkee and ABC RN. Aleks began her career at Broadsheet as a reporter and the national assistant audience growth editor from 2016 to 2018, before she became editor of Foodservice Magazine from 2018 to 2019. She completed her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Journalism at the University of Melbourne, during which she undertook two international study programs — in Lyon and Shanghai. In December 2021 she won a Victorian Country Press Association Award for best news story. Food and politics are her two fixations so keep up to date on her thoughts below.