Yamiche Alcindor Biography
A native of Miami, Florida, Yamiche Alcindor is an American journalist working as the White House correspondent of the PBS NewsHour. She also works as a political contributor to NBC News and MSNBC.
Alcindor previously worked as a reporter for USA Today and The New York Times. She has written mainly on politics and social issues.
Yamiche holds a bachelor’s degree in English and government with a minor in African-American studies at Georgetown University. She graduated from the university in 2009.
She went on to receive a master’s degree in “broadcast news and documentary filmmaking” at New York University in 2015.
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 The New York Times
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.
Alcindor 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 the magazine The Root of the most influential African Americans between the ages of 25 and 45 Yamiche was number 13.
Yamiche Alcindor NBC
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 Alcindor Age
Yamiche was born on November 1, 1986. She is 36 years old as of 2022.
Yamiche Alcindor Parents Nationality
Alcindo was born to two Haitian-born parents. Their names are not available. It is also not known when they got married or even started dating.
Both of her parents are of Haitian nationality. Her mother is from
Saint-Louis-du-Nord and her father is from Plaisance.
Yamiche Alcindor Father
Alcindor’s father’s name is not yet known. He used to work in Chicago as a Freelance Color Management Specialist before retiring. Her mother works as a Senior Advisor and Vice President of the W.K.
Yamiche Alcindor Husband
In 2018, Yamiche married reporter Nathaniel Cline. Nathaniel is a government and a political reporter, writer, and editor. He holds a bachelor’s degree of science in broadcast journalism from Bowie State University.
Yamiche Alcindor Salary and Net Worth
As the White House correspondent of the PBS NewsHour, Yamiche earns an estimated annual salary of around $120,000. She has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.
Yamiche Alcindor Trump Question
President Trump attacked Yamiche over her line of questioning at a fiery press conference in Washington when she asked him if his campaign rhetoric in the lead-up to the US midterm elections had emboldened white nationalists. He referred to the question as racist.