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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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Juneteenth: An American Holiday

June 19
By Jade Hindmon

Juneteenth is an American Holiday, often overlooked. But what's also called African American Independence Day is as significant to our history as the Fourth Of July.

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Federal Investigators Looking Into Death Of South Bay Man

June 14
By Jade Hindmon

Earl McNeil died June 11 after suffering a severe brain injury while in custody of National City police. His family is demanding to see all video connected to the case.

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Hundreds Of Pets Are Waiting For A Forever Home In El Cajon

June 13
By Jade Hindmon

Hundreds of stray animals have a new place to call home. The El Cajon Animal Shelter’s newly constructed building is open and ready for people to come adopt a cat, dog or even a reptile.

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Apartment Construction May Not Lead To Affordable Housing

June 12
By Jade Hindmon

Real estate experts are noticing a new trend in San Diego housing — the new construction of more apartments. But what could that mean in this tough market?

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Results Are Tight For Both National City Term Limit Measures

June 5
By Jade Hindmon

With all precincts reporting, the yes on National City’s Measure B has 50.6 percent of the vote, while the no side has 49.4 percent. Measure C, which keeps the current term limit on the mayor's office and applies the same limit to other elected positions, has 54.4 percent of the vote, while the no side has 45.6 percent.

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Hunter, Campa-Najjar Appear Headed To November Runoff For 50th Congressional District

June 5
By Jade Hindmon

With all precincts reporting, Rep. Duncan Hunter, a Republican, has 48.5 percent of votes, while Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar is in second place at 16.5 percent.

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#ShowUsYourMailers: Josh Butner Mailer Criticizes Campa-Najjar Statement On Travel Ban

May 29
By Jade Hindmon

KPBS continues to fact-check campaign mailers in our series, “#ShowUsYourMailers.” We’re looking at one from Josh Butner. He's a Democratic candidate for the 50th Congressional District.

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National City Ballot Measure May Reset The Term Limit Clock For Mayor

May 23
By Jade Hindmon

Two ballot measures may confuse voters in National City. On the surface, Measures B and C both expand term limits for elected officials. But one particular elected official stands to benefit most from just one of those measures.

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San Diego DA Candidates Spar Over Police Shooting Investigations, Leadership

May 7
By Jade Hindmon, Michael Lipkin

San Diego County's top law prosecutor will be one of the only elected positions filled in June, with only two candidates vying to be the region's district attorney.

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Voters In 50th Congressional District Seek Balance In A Representative

May 4
By Jade Hindmon

There is a crowded battlefield for the 50th congressional district and for voters, the struggle is between preserving history and pushing progress.

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