Ray Alonzo

Ray Alonzo

News Reporter, Phoenix

Ray Alonzo is an Arizona native who expects to graduate in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He mainly works as a digital reporter on the politics beat for Cronkite News.

Latest from Ray Alonzo

Food banks receive government help to fill bellies during holidays

PHOENIX – St. Mary’s Food Bank and Local First Arizona partner with local governments to provide meals to those in need this holiday season.


Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


Pence draws contrasts between Biden, Trump at campaign event in Peoria

PEORIA – Mike Pence campaigned Thursday at TYR Tactical in Peoria, which makes protective vests for military and police, drawing stark contrasts between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.


Sen. McSally, Mark Kelly clash over issues ranging from COVID-19 to border security in Senate debate

PHOENIX – Martha McSally and challenger Mark Kelly clashed over border security, COVID-19 response, and China in the only public debate of the 2020 U.S. Senate race.


This is how voting by mail will look in Arizona in November

PHOENIX – Secretary of State Katie Hobbs explains how voting will look this November and the steps Arizonans must take to vote by mail.


Ivanka Trump stumps for father, attends business roundup hosted by Ducey

PHOENIX – In a roundtable hosted by Gov. Doug Ducey, Ivanka Trump speaks on business issues, the COVID-19 pandemic and hears from local business owners and leaders.


ASU President Crow voices confidence in COVID-19 efforts, school prepared to go remote if necessary

TEMPE - In an online forum with students, ASU President Michael Crow shared updates on the ASU community and its COVID-19 efforts.