Alyson Raletz is social media editor at KCUR. She joined KCUR in 2013 after working as a technology reporter and lead Twitter voice for the Kansas City Business Journal.
She’s spent most of her journalism career as a government watchdog, having covered Missouri state politics, county governments, courts, education and crime.
She also previously worked for Missouri Lawyers Weekly and the St. Joseph News-Press.
The daughter of a retired military officer, Alyson bounced around the globe a bit before her family moved to Leavenworth, Kansas, in the 1980s. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and lived in San Francisco, New Jersey and Germany. She earned a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Kansas State University and studied Spanish at La Universidad De Malaga’s extension in Ronda, Spain.
She lives in Kansas City with her husband and newborn daughter.