Guest speaker, Yamiche Alcindor - WH Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour in Sacramento for the Moon Lecture

Nov 08 2019
Date: Nov 08 | 7:00pm
Category: Community

Guest speaker, Yamiche Alcindor - WH Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour in Sacramento for the Moon Lecture on Fri-11/8 at 7PM at 2391 St. Marks Way, Sacramento, CA 95864. For more info call 916-483-7848 or go to: https://www.stmarksumc.com/event/moon-lectures

Yamiche Alcindor is the White House correspondent for the PBS NewsHour and a contributor for NBC News and MSNBC.

Before joining NewsHour, she worked as a national political reporter for The New York Times where she covered presidential campaigns, Congress and wrote about the impact of President Donald Trump's policies on working class people and people of color.

She often tells stories about the intersection of race and politics as well as fatal police encounters. She's also traveled extensively to closely cover the campaigns of Senator Bernie Sanders and Mr. Trump. Before joining The Times, she was a national breaking news reporter for USA Today and traveled across the country to cover stories including the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. and the police related protests in Ferguson, Mo. and Baltimore, Md.

She earned a master's degree in broadcast news and documentary filmmaking from New York University and a bachelor's in English, government and African American studies from Georgetown University. A native of Miami, Fla., Yamiche is the daughter of Haitian immigrants who met while attending Boston College.