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Jade Hindmon

Reporter

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Jade Hindmon is a reporter for KPBS News. Prior to making San Diego home, Jade worked in markets across the Southeast and Midwest, building a network of sources to tell the stories of people in each community. She worked as a multimedia journalist and anchor at WRTV in Indianapolis. While there, she launched “The Weekend Edition of Good Morning Indiana” and generated breaking news content for both broadcast and digital platforms.

Prior to Indianapolis, she was an anchor and multimedia journalist at FOX Carolina in Greenville, SC. As part of that Emmy Award winning team, she covered elections, landed exclusive interviews, and interviewed presidential candidates. Jade also had the opportunity to cover international news and was able to travel to South Africa during the 2010 World Cup.

Jade is a three-time Emmy nominee, a National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Finalist, and the recipient of a South Carolina Associated Press Award.

She is a proud graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Recent Stories by Jade Hindmon

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Activists Push For New San Diego Commission On Police Practices

April 11
By Jade Hindmon

There is a push to replace San Diego’s Community Review Board on Police Practices with an independent commission.

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UC San Diego Doctor Uses Cannabis To Treat Pain

April 10
By Jade Hindmon

In recent research from UC San Diego’s Center for Medical Cannabis Research, doctors are finding cannabis useful in treating chronic pain and weaning people off of opioids. But they are running into barriers when it comes to advancing that research. Meanwhile, some patients say the research is saving their lives.

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Jury Rules Boyfriend's Brother Liable In Woman's Death At Coronado Mansion

April 5
By City News Service, Jade Hindmon

A San Diego jury Wednesday awarded more than $5 million in damages to the mother of a woman who authorities said committed suicide by hanging herself at a Coronado mansion in 2011, determining that the brother of her boyfriend was liable for her death.

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#ShowUsYourMailers: Mailer From Geneviéve Jones-Wright Calls For Testing Every Rape Kit

April 3
By Jade Hindmon

KPBS continues to fact-check campaign mailers in our series, “#ShowUsYourMailers.” We’re looking at one from District Attorney candidate Geneviéve Jones-Wright calling for testing of all rape kits.

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Dead Whale Carcass Spotted Off Torrey Pines Coast

March 26
By City News Service, Jade Hindmon

A dead whale turned up Monday in the ocean off the coast of Torrey Pines State Reserve, authorities reported.

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Opioid Crisis Gripping More Addicts Before Adulthood

March 26
By Jade Hindmon

The opioid crisis is expanding and those who work in the criminal justice system are noticing an even more disturbing trend. A growing number of kids are getting hooked.

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Qualcomm Will Not Re-Nominate Paul Jacobs To Board As He Seeks Buyout

March 16
By Jade Hindmon

Paul Jacobs is exploring the option of buying out Qualcomm, the company his father, Irwin Jacobs, co-founded. The move, which would require the support of investors, would make Qualcomm a private company.

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First Big Day Of NCAA Tournament Begins With 16 Games

March 15
By Associated Press, Jade Hindmon

The first major slate of NCAA Tournament games is set to begin as fans scramble to fill out brackets and get ready for a marathon of college hoops.

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Broadcom Officially Drops Qualcomm Bid After Trump Decision

March 14
By Associated Press, Jade Hindmon

Two days after President Donald Trump blocked Broadcom in its hostile takeover bid of U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm, the Singapore company is officially withdrawing its $117 billion bid.

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City Working On New Efforts To Prevent Future Water Bill Overcharges

March 8
By City News Service, Jade Hindmon

Adding new customer service staff and retraining employees in the city's Public Utilities Department are among the efforts put in place amid three separate audits underway in the wake of the discovery earlier this year of a wave of residential water bill overcharges, a council committee was told Thursday.

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