Alec Gartner was born and raised in Topeka. He went to Hayden High School and then to Kansas State University. He studied journalism and mass communications and graduated in 2016.
He enjoys covering the news that affects his friends and family in the city he grew up in as well as the surrounding communities.
He currently reports on stories with political or statewide interest, primarily from the Capitol.
He feels it is important to cover lawmakers and state leaders that make some of the biggest decisions that can affect you.