About Alva

November 2019

Alva French is a video journalist in Brooklyn.  She is currently a staff Digital Video Producer at Reuters in New York. She was previously a bilingual Video and Digital Producer Consultant at Population Reference Bureau (PRB) in Washington DC. 

Born in Paris, Alva is a dual citizen of France and the US, with professional experience in the music industry, documentary film production, and education spanning the US, France and South Korea.

She holds an undergraduate degree from New York University and earned a Master’s Degree in International Multimedia Reporting from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York in 2011.

Alva’s journalism work as a reporter, narrator, video shooter, editor and producer has appeared on WSJ.com, Meet the Press on NBC News, The New York Daily News, WNYC.org, The Associated Press, BuzzFeed News, and Reuters.com.

As the founder of Tactile Films, LLC, she produces independent documentaries and multimedia journalism for global audiences. 

Journalism Resume

Updated December 2019