Yamiche Alcindor Wiki
Yamiche Alcindor is an American journalist who serves as the White House correspondent of the PBS NewsHour and as a political contributor to NBC News and MSNBC.
Yamiche Alcindor Biography
Yamiche was born to two Haitian-born parents and grew up in Miami. Not much is known about her family and her early life except that while still in high school, she was an intern at the Westside Gazette, a local African-American newspaper, and the Miami Herald in 2005.
In 2009, Yamiche earned a bachelor’s degree in English and government with a minor in African-American studies at Georgetown University. While still studying, she became a member of the African-American sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha, and she interned at The Seattle Times in 2006, the Miami Herald again in 2007, the Botswanan newspaper Mmegi in 2008 and The Washington Post in 2009.
Yamiche aspired to become a civil rights journalist and was inspired by African-American journalist Gwen Ifill. In 2015, Yamiche received a master’s degree in “broadcast news and documentary filmmaking” at New York University.
Yamiche’s first full-time job was as a reporter of Newsday, a newspaper based in Melville, New York. She was employed there for two years covering stories like the 2010 Haiti earthquake, among others, until she became a multimedia reporter for USA Today based in New York City in December 2011 to cover national breaking news.
For the newspaper, Yamiche reported on, among other things, the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the Ferguson unrest and the Baltimore protests.
In 2013, she was named “Emerging Journalist of the Year” by the National Association of Black Journalists.
That very same year, she began to contribute to NBC News and MSNBC as a guest. She also has appeared on other programs including, Morning Joe, The Rachel Maddow Show, PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and Meet the Press.
Yamiche left USA Today in November 2015, to work for The New York Times as a national political reporter. At The New York Times, she covered the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. in 2015, she also produced a documentary called The Trouble with Innocence, about a man who was wrongly convicted of murder.
Yamiche was nominated for a Shorty Award in the Journalist category in 2016. The following year, she won an award in a tribute to journalist Gwen Ifill, who had died in November 2016, at the Syracuse University’s Toner Prize ceremony. On the 2017 edition of “The Root 100”, an annual list by magazine The Root of the most influential African Americans between the ages of 25 and 45 Yamiche was number 13.
She previously worked as a reporter for USA Today and The New York Times. She has written mainly on politics and social issues.
Yamiche Alcindor PBS
In January 2018, Yamiche was named White House correspondent of the PBS NewsHour, replacing John Yang, who was named the NewsHour’s national correspondent.
Yamiche Alcindor Age
According to Wikipedia, Yamiche was born between year 1986 and 1987.
Yamiche Alcindor Father
There’s no information known regarding Yamiche’s father.
Yamiche Alcindor Husband
In 2018, Yamiche married reporter Nathaniel Cline.
Yamiche Alcindor Height
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Yamiche Alcindor salary
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