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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards

Yamiche Alcindor

Finalist in Journalist

About Yamiche Alcindor

Yamiche Alcindor is one of the preeminent journalists when it comes to politics, working as the White House Correspondent for PBS’ NewsHour and contributes regularly to NBC News and MSNBC. With 275K+ followers on her account, she’s also a regular contributor to Twitter, where Yamiche frequently updates the world on the latest happenings from within the White House. She ended her year in the brightest of spotlights when she was tapped to host the PBS/Politico Democratic Debate in Los Angeles. Reflecting on her career, she’s said, "what I’ve learned is that you should really stand for something. Journalism must be the medium within which we dig and ask questions."