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Yamiche Alcindor Biography
Yamiche Alcindor is an American journalist who is a Washington correspondent for NBC News. She is also the host of Washington Week on PBS.
Yamiche Alcindor Age
Alcindor was born on November 1, 1986. She is 37 years old.
Yamiche Alcindor Height
She is approximately 5’7” tall.
Yamiche Alcindor Education
Alcindor has a Bachelor of Arts in English and government with a minor in African-American studies from Georgetown University, and a Master of Arts in broadcast news and documentary filmmaking from New York University.
Yamiche Alcindor Family | Parents | Siblings
Yamiche Alcindor was born to Haitian-born parents. However, she has not shared much information about her parents and siblings in the media
Yamiche Alcindor Married | Husband | Kids
YAlcindor is married to Nathaniel Cline, a digital product manager for The Atlantic and Washington Week. The couple married in 2018 and welcomed their first child, a son named Yrie Myles Alcindor Cline, in May 2023.
Yamiche Alcindor Career
Alcindor is a highly respected American journalist with a distinguished career that encompasses significant roles in both print and broadcast journalism. She currently serves as a Washington correspondent for NBC News and holds the prestigious position of moderator for “Washington Week” on PBS.
Alcindor is well-known for her reputation of delivering tough and fair reporting on a diverse array of issues, including politics, social justice, and the economy.
Her journey in journalism commenced as a reporter for Newsday, a newspaper based in Melville, New York. She later transitioned into multimedia reporting for USA Today, where she covered national breaking news stories. In 2013, she took on a role at The New York Times as a national political reporter, further establishing her presence in the field.
In 2016, Alcindor joined PBS NewsHour as a White House correspondent, where she provided coverage of the administrations of President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden, as well as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In May 2021, she attained the role of moderator for “Washington Week,” a weekly news analysis program on PBS, making her the ninth moderator in the program’s history. Her contributions to journalism have solidified her as a notable figure in the industry.
Alcindor has received numerous awards for her work as a journalist, including:
- National Association of Black Journalists’ Journalist of the Year Award (2020)
- Aldo Beckman Award for Overall Excellence in White House Coverage from the White House Correspondents’ Association (2020)
- Gwen Ifill Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation (2020)
- NextGen Leader Award from the Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance (2019)
- Ifill Next Generation Award from Simmons University (2019)
- Emerging Journalist of the Year award from the National Association of Black Journalists (2013)
She was also named one of the Root 100 most influential African Americans between the ages of 25 and 45 in 2017 and 2020.
Yamiche Alcindor Networth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.