Lexi Pandell


Lexi Pandell is a journalist from Oakland, CA. Prior to joining the UC Berkeley J-School, she attended UC Santa Barbara where she was Managing Editor of The Daily Nexus. During her time with the Nexus, Lexi won first place for the California College Media Association's award for "Best Feature" and was the two-time winner of the George Obern Award for Excellence in Writing. She discovered a love for international culture and politics early on during her undergraduate career and spent six months studying abroad in Ghana where she volunteered at the Liberian Refugee Camp, taught English, took courses at the University of Ghana, traveled throughout West Africa and kept a travel blog. During her time at UCSB, Lexi was also the founder and three-year captain of the UCSB Equestrian Team and an intern for the Pacific Coast Business Times. Lexi received her B.A. in Global & International Studies with an African emphasis and a minor in English. In her free time, Lexi enjoys travel, reading, music and horseback riding. Lexi is also a reporter with Oakland North's sister site, Richmond Confidential. You can read her RC stories at: http://richmondconfidential.org/author/lexi-pandell/

Stories by Lexi

Photo trek: Oakland in the rain

After a dry winter, Oakland and the greater Bay Area are experiencing a surge of rain. Today, reporter Lexi Pandell walks you through Rockridge, Montclair...

Mentors needed for Bay Area youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area, a local chapter of one of the nation’s biggest youth mentoring organizations, has about 750 children and...