East Bay Leadership Series: Truth In Journalism with Yamiche Alcindor
About the Event
Join the East Bay Leadership Council for a conversation with Yamiche Alcindor — award-winning political journalist, Anchor of Washington Week, and White House Correspondent for PBS NewsHour.
Alcindor will examine current political issues facing America, how economic and racial segregation have impacted her life as an immigrant from Haiti, and her decision to pursue journalism in search of truth.
Alcindor will provide a keynote followed by a moderated Q&A with attendees.
About Yamiche Alcindor
In today’s ever-changing political landscape, Yamiche Alcindor has become a go-to voice in analyzing the most critical issues of our time.
The White House correspondent for PBS NewsHour since 2018, Alcindor moves to NBC News in March of 2022 as Washington correspondent covering the Biden administration, the impact of federal policies on communities and issues at the intersection of race, culture and politics. She is also host of Washington Week, where she methodically unravels the steady stream of breaking news to help her listeners make sense of it all.
The recipient of the White House Correspondents’ Association Aldo Beckman Award for Overall Excellence in White House Coverage as well as the 2020 NABJ Journalist of the Year Award, Alcindor has become a steady voice in journalism. 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.