Yamiche Alcindor PBS, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Education, Nationality, Salary and Net Worth

Yamiche Alcindor Biography and Wiki

Yamiche Alcindor (Full name: Yamiche Leone Alcindor) is an American journalist currently working as the White House Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour. She began her role as the White Correspondent in January 2018 and frequently tells stories regarding the intersection of race and politics and also deadly police encounters.

Alcindor is also a contributor for NBC and MSNBC and frequently appears on several shows including Morning Joe, The Rachel Maddow Show, Andrea Mitchell Reports, and Meet the Press with Chuck Todd. Prior to joining PBS NewsHour, she worked for The New York Times as a national political reporter where she covered Mr. Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaigns as well as Congress. Alcindor was born in Miami, Florida, USA.

Yamiche Alcindor Age

She was born on November 1, 1986, in Miami, Florida, USA. Alcindor is 34 years old in 2020 and celebrates her birthday on November 1 every year.

Yamiche Alcindor Height

Drawing from her photos, Alcindor is quite tall in stature. Her height is around 5 feet 6 inches (Approx 1.67 m).

Yamiche Alcindor's Photo
Alcindor’s Photo

Yamiche Alcindor Parents

Alcindor’s parents were born in Haitian where her father comes from Plaisance while her mother comes from Saint-Louis-du-Nord. She is always grateful for her Haitian upbringing which she believes that it has contributed a lot to shaping the person she is today. However, there is no information in regard to her parents’ names or siblings.

Yamiche Alcindor Husband

She is married to her better half, Nathaniel Cline who works for Loudoun Time-Mirror as a government and political reporter. Alcindor and Cline started dating in 2014 and later got engaged in 2016 after two years of dating. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in March 2018 in Miami, Florida, USA.

Yamiche Alcindor Nathaniel Cline

Alcindor has been married to her husband Nathaniel Cline since March 2018. The two got married in Miami, Florida, USA. Cline works as a government and political reporter, writer, and editor for Loudoun Time-Mirror. He joined the station in June 2018 and currently resides in Virginia.

Over time, Cline has gained many skills and also pursued various professional positions that include researcher, editor, writer, as well as videographer. He was born in Virginia, USA, and graduated in May 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Bowie State University in Bowie, Maryland.

Yamiche Alcindor Education

She was an intern at the Westside Gazette, which is a local African-American newspaper, and the Miami Herald in 2005 while still in high school. Alcindor attended Georgetown University where she graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Engish and Government with a minor in African-American Studies. During her days at Georgetown University, she was a member of the African-American sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Alcindor also interned at several firms including The Seattle Times in 2006, the Miami Herald in 2007, The Botswanan newspaper Mmegi in 2008, and The Washington Post in 2009. She wanted to become a civil rights journalist and was inspired by the late Gwen Ifill who was an African-American journalist and modern newspaper reporting surrounding Emmett Till. Alcindor then joined New York University where she graduated in 2015 with a master’s degree in Broadcast News and Documentary filmmaking.

Alcindor’s career journey began at Newsday, a newspaper based in Melville, New York where she worked as a reporter. She worked at the station for two years covering various news including the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Alcindor was named the recipient of the Beckman Award for Overall Excellence in White House coverage by the White House Correspondents’ Association in 2020. In addition, she was also honored with the Ifill Next Generation Award by Simmons University as well as NextGen Leader Award by the Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance.

Alcindor won an award in a tribute to Ifill during the Syracuse University’s Toner Prize ceremony in 2017. In addition, she is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and was named as the organization’s “Emerging Journalist of the Year” in 2013.

Yamiche Alcindor Nationality

Alcindor is an American nationality and a Haitian-American descent.

Yamiche Alcindor PBS

Alcindor works for PBS NewsHour as the White House Correspondent. She began her role as the White Correspondent in January 2018 and frequently tells stories concerning the intersection of race and politics and also deadly police encounters. In addition, Alcindor is also a contributor for NBC and MSNBC and frequently appears on several shows including Morning Joe, The Rachel Maddow Show, Andrea Mitchell Reports, and Meet the Press with Chuck Todd.

Before joining PBS NewsHour, she worked for The New York Times as a national political reporter where she covered Mr. Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaigns as well as Congress. In addition, Alcindor wrote about the impact of President Donald Trump’s policies on working people as well as people of color. Prior to joining the New York Times, she worked for USA Today as a national breaking news reporter where she traveled all over the country to cover stories including the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the police-related protests in Ferguson, Mo. and Baltimore, Md, and the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida.

She was an intern at the Westside Gazette, which is a local African-American newspaper, and the Miami Herald in 2005 while still in high school. Alcindor attended Georgetown University where she graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Engish and Government with a minor in African-American Studies. During her days at Georgetown University, she was a member of the African-American sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Alcindor also interned at several firms including The Seattle Times in 2006, the Miami Herald in 2007, The Botswanan newspaper Mmegi in 2008, and The Washington Post in 2009. She wanted to become a civil rights journalist and was inspired by the late Gwen Ifill who was an African-American journalist and modern newspaper reporting surrounding Emmett Till. Alcindor then joined New York University where she graduated in 2015 with a master’s degree in Broadcast News and Documentary filmmaking.

Alcindor’s career journey began at Newsday, a newspaper based in Melville, New York where she worked as a reporter. She worked at the station for two years covering various news including the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Alcindor was named the recipient of the Beckman Award for Overall Excellence in White House coverage by the White House Correspondents’ Association in 2020. In addition, she was also honored with the Ifill Next Generation Award by Simmons University as well as NextGen Leader Award by the Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance.

Alcindor won an award in a tribute to Ifill during the Syracuse University’s Toner Prize ceremony in 2017. In addition, she is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and was named as the organization’s “Emerging Journalist of the Year” in 2013.

Yamiche Alcindor Donald Trump

During a coronavirus press briefing held in Rose Garden of the White House President Donald Trump made some unexpected announcement. In addition to backing off from his earlier announcement that the country would be back to normal by Easter, and instead of proclaiming that the country would be under shelter-in-place orders through the end of April, her soberly foretold that at least 200,000 Americans might die from COVID-19 throughout the current pandemic. Trump also added that the reason as to why the number wasn’t was because his administration had done a pretty good job.

But the most heated moment of the press conference was when the PBS NewsHour White House Correspondent, Alcindor asked the President why he had previously said that some state governors might not require much medical equipments as they had requested from the federal government to confront the Frightening rapid spread of COVID-19. Trump’s response was that he did not believe they required 40,000 or 30,000 ventilators which were evident in reference to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s current claim that the state required 30,000 ventilators.

Referring to Trump’s comments on that show, Alcindor addressed the president and said that he had said frequently that he thought that some of the equipments the governors were requesting, they did not actually need them. Trump denied the allegations saying that he said no such thing. When the PBS White House Correspondent insisted on saying that he had said that on Sean Hannity’s FOX News, Trump respondent interrupting her and asking why she didn’t act in a little more positive. When Alcindor tried to ask the question again the president said that that was the reason to why nobody trusts the media anymore. He then continued telling the PBS White House Correspondent to be nice and not threatening.

Yamiche Alcindor Salary

She is mostly known for her work as the PBS NewsHour White House Correspondent. Alcindor’s estimated salary is around $129,374 per year.

Yamiche Alcindor Net Worth

Having worked in the media industry for quite some time now, Alcindor has been able to accumulate a good fortune. Her net worth is around $2.5 Million.

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