Yamiche Alcindor Joins NBC News as Washington Correspondent
Haitian-American Yamiche Alcindor, whose journalistic profile has expanded during a recent tenure with PBS, is joining NBC News’ Washington team.
Alcindor, who is expected to start with NBC in March, will cover the Biden administration as well as the impact of federal policies on communities across the country and issues at the intersection of race, culture and politics, according to a memo from Ken Strickland, NBC News’ Washington bureau chief.
She is expected to continue to work as the moderator of PBS” ‘Washington Week,” but will give up her duties at the public broadcaster’s flagship news program, “PBS News Hour,” where she has been the program’s White House correspondent.
Alcindor is the daughter to Haitian parents, is no stranger to NBC News viewers.
She has been making appearances on MSNBC since 2013, and was named a political contributor to NBC News and MSNBC in 2016.