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Jade Hindmon

KPBS Midday Edition Co-Host

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Jade Hindmon is KPBS Midday Edition co-host. 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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Climate Activists: Don't Forget About Natural Gas

March 2
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Climate activists in San Diego say we need to move away from the greenhouse gas and follow the lead of other cities in the state that have banned the use of it in new construction.

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Midday Edition Special: Racism Fuels Black Maternal And Infant Health Crisis

Feb. 24
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon, Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke, Pat Finn

In San Diego County, Black women are three times more likely to die due to pregnancy or delivery complications — so are Black infants. Black babies are also 60% more likely to be born prematurely.

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How Racism Affects Health Outcomes For Pregnant Black Women And Their Babies

Feb. 23
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

For Black women who are expecting a baby, pregnancy can be filled with the anxiety of knowing you will have to navigate a health care system plagued by racism. That racism affects the quality of medical care Black women and infants receive.

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UC San Diego Clinical Trial To Assess Safety, Effectiveness Of Alzheimer's Treatment

Feb. 23
By Jade Hindmon, Pat Finn

Scientists at UC San Diego Health are soon to see whether a treatment for Alzheimer's disease they have been working on for more than 15 years is really as promising as it appears now.

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What Can We Learn About Community From Animals?

Feb. 18
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Academic, author and photographer Caitlin O’ Connell is out with a new book that explores this. It’s called “Wild Rituals: 10 Lessons Animals Can Teach Us About Connection, Community, and Ourselves.”

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SDSU Professor Makes The Case For Reparations

Feb. 17
By Jade Hindmon

The state of California has started a commission to study reparations for African Americans. Adisa Alkebulan is a professor of Africana Studies at SDSU. He joined Midday Edition to talk about the statewide effort and make the case for reparations.

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Data Analysis Shows Inequity In Vaccine Rollout

Feb. 17
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

The San Diego Union-Tribune analyzed data that show that San Diegans of Latino, Black and Asian descent are being vaccinated at lower rates than their white counterparts.

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How Our Understanding Of Black History Shapes Policy

Feb. 16
By Jade Hindmon

Sara Kaplan, who is an associate professor of Ethnic Studies and Critical Gender Studies at UC San Diego joined Midday Edition to talk about why Black History Month is needed and how our education in black history shapes policy.

San Diego County public health officer Dr. Wilm...

San Diego County Launches 'Black Legacy Now' To Address Racism In Maternal, Newborn Health Care

Feb. 4
By Jade Hindmon

Dr. Thomas R. Coleman addresses the urgent need for a focus on the health of Black mothers and infants.

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UC Lecturer: San Diego's History With Far Right Extremists Makes It Vulnerable To Domestic Terror

Feb. 3
By Jade Hindmon

Joel Day, who specializes in homeland security and extremism, joined Midday Edition to talk about how local connections to the Capitol riot highlight San Diego's history with extremism and the threat of terror that exists today.

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