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Jade Hindmon


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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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City Of San Diego Launches New Technology For Public Safety

Aug. 10
By Jade Hindmon

The city of San Diego is testing drones to help first responders in emergencies under a new federal program.

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New Study Shows Lack Of Diversity Among San Diego's Decision Makers

Aug. 7
By Jade Hindmon

One group of community leaders is shining a light on the lack of diversity among governing officials in the San Diego Region.

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San Diego Community Groups Call For Ban On All Chokeholds

July 31
By Jade Hindmon

On Monday, members of the Racial Justice Coalition walked into the Mayor’s office demanding a ban on the use of all law enforcement chokeholds.

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Protesters Shut Down National City Council Meeting Over Earl McNeil Death, Arrests Made

July 24
By Jade Hindmon

Protesters interrupted the packed city council meeting Tuesday night, demanding answers in the case of Earl McNeil, a man who died after being arrested in late May.

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Protesters Call For Resignation Of National City Police Chief In Connection To Death Of Earl McNeil

July 18
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Police ordered protesters to leave a National City council meeting Tuesday night after the group continued to disrupt the meeting.

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National Weather Service Warns Of Dangerous Heat

July 5
By Jade Hindmon

Get ready for a heat wave. Temperatures are expected to jump into the triple digits in some parts of San Diego County, and officials want everyone to take the warnings seriously.

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Report: Combination Of Fat, Carbohydrates May Be Harder To Avoid

July 4
By Jade Hindmon

Whether it is a slice of cake or pizza, at some point many of us crave and overeat foods that are both fatty and full of carbohydrates. A recent study suggests that's because of the way our brains are wired.

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First African-American Commander US Navy Aircraft Carrier Honored In San Diego

July 3
By Jade Hindmon

San Diego County’s Urban League hosted a salute to African-American military leaders. One of those leaders, who made naval history, is retired Admiral Larry Cleveland Chambers. He commanded the USS Midway.

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San Diego's Congressional Delegation Talks Housing And Immigration At Chamber Of Commerce Luncheon

June 29
By Jade Hindmon

The Chamber of Commerce brought together San Diego’s Congressional delegation for a luncheon to get their ideas on the issues facing the region.

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Students Learn The Ropes of Sailing Aboard The Golden Bear

June 26
By Jade Hindmon

If you've ever wondered what it takes to sail commercial ships, you may want to consider courses at California State University's Maritime Academy.

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