New York Times national political reporter Yamiche Alcindor has joined PBS NewsHour as White House Correspondent. She joins on January 16. Correspondent John Yang, who has covered the Trump Administration since Inauguration Day 2017 as well as Secretary Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president in 2016 for NewsHour, has been named the broadcast’s new national correspondent.
Alcindor will continue to serve as a political contributor for NBC News and MSNBC as she assumes her new role at NewsHour, which is anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff.
Alcindor joined NYT in 2015, where she covered the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders. She currently covers Congress, the impact of the Trump Administration’s policies on working class Americans and people of color, and the intersection of race and politics in America. She previously worked as national breaking news reporter for USA Today where she reported on the Newtown, Conn. school shooting, the death of Trayvon Martin, and police related protests in Ferguson, Mo. and Baltimore, Md.