A Conversation with Yamiche Alcindor

A Conversation with Yamiche Alcindor

On Thursday, October 7, 2021, Trinity Washington University will host “A Conversation with Journalist Yamiche Alcindor” at 7:00pm.  Join Dr. Jamal Watson, director of Trinity’s strategic communication and public relations program and chair of journalism and media studies, will lead an engaging and candid conversation with journalist Yamiche Alcindor. She is the White House correspondent for PBS NewsHour and is the moderator of PBS’ Washington Week. She is also a political contributor on NBC and MSNBC. This event is free and will take place virtually, and is open to Trinity students, faculty, staff and graduates.

Please register in advance here.

Yamiche Alcindor was born in Miami, Florida, to Haitian-born parents. When she was in high school, she was an intern at the Westside Gazette, a local African-American newspaper, and the Miami Herald. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English and government with a minor in African-American studies at Georgetown University in 2009. She interned at The Seattle Times, Miami Herald, the Botswanan newspaper Mmegi, and The Washington Post. She aspired to become a civil rights journalist, and was inspired by African-American journalist Gwen Ifill and contemporary newspaper reporting surrounding Emmett Till. In 2015, Alcindor received a master’s degree in broadcast news and documentary filmmaking at New York University.

Learn more about her and her career here and here. Follow her on Twitter @Yamiche

Media Relations Contact: Ann Pauley, pauleya@trinitydc.edu

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