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Who is Yamiche Alcindor?
Yamiche Alcindor ( Yamiche Leon Alcindor) is an American journalist and a White House Correspondent for the PBS News Hour.
Alcindor is also a political contributor to NBC News and MSNBC. Previously she was working as a reporter for USA Today and The New York Times. Currently, she writes more about politics and social issues.
She started her career as a reporter for Newsday, a newspaper based in Melville New York. She worked for Newday for two years covering different stories including the 2010 earthquake. In December 2011 she was promoted to being a multimedia reporter for the USA Today in New York. She was supposed to cover national breaking news.
While working for the Newspaper she covered several stories including the Shooting of Trayvon Martin, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the Fergurson Unrest, and the Baltimore protest. In 2013 The National Association of Blacks Journalists named her as the “Uprising Journalist of the Year”. Still in 2013 she became a guest contributor for NBC News and MSNBC. While still working at NBC she appeared in different shows including Morning Joe, The Rachel Maddow Show, Politics Nation with AI Sharpton, Hardball with Chris Mathews, and Meet the Press.
However, in 2015, Yamiche left USA Today to join The New York Times where she worked as a national political reporter. After joining New York Times, she talked about the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. Furthermore, she produced a documentary called The Trouble with Innocence (2015) about a man who was wrongfully jailed because of murder. After that, she appeared on the 2018 television series The Fourth Estate on the Times staff where she was covering the first 100 days of Trump’s presidency.
In 2016, she was selected for a Shorty Award in the Journalist category. The following year, Yamiche won an award in a tribute to journalist Gwen Ifill, who had died in November 2016, at the Syracuse University’s Toner Prize ceremony. Alcindor was number 13 on the 2017 edition of “The Root 100”, an annual list by the magazine The Root of the most influential African Americans between the ages of 25 and 45.
In January 2018, she was named White House correspondent of the PBS NewsHour, replacing John Yang, who was named the NewsHour’s national correspondent. In this position, Alcindor first covered the Trump presidency. During the 2020 presidential election, she was one of the organizers of the sixth Democratic debate. Erik Wemple of The Washington Post reported President Donald Trump has repeatedly insulted Alcindor at White House press conferences. Alcindor received the 2020 Aldo Beckman Award for Overall Excellence in White House Coverage from the White House Correspondents’ Association.
Yamiche Alcindor Age
She was born on November 1st, 1986, currently aged 33 years
Yamiche Alcindor Family
Her parents are Haitian, where her father comes from Plaisance and her mother from Saint- Louis-du-Nord.
She attended the Georgetown University where she graduated with a Bachelor degree in English later joined New York University
and graduated with a master’s degree.
Alcindor got married to her longtime boyfriend Nathaniel Cline in 2018.
Yamiche Alcindor Height
The 34-year-old stands at a height of 5feet 9inches and Weight 55 Kg
Alcindor Net Worth
She has a net worth of $100k. In addition, she earns $103k annually from her correspondent role.