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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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California Legislature Approves Bill To Reduce Maternal Mortality Rate For Black Women

Sept. 12
By Jade Hindmon

The California Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act would require implicit bias training for some healthcare providers and is expected to be signed by Governor Gavin Newsom.

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Silent Hike Takes San Diegans On A Meditative Musical Journey

Sept. 11
By Jade Hindmon

Composer and pianist Murray Hidary is hosting a silent hike experience at Cowles Mountain Sunday.

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John Leguizamo Returns To La Jolla Playhouse With 'Kiss My Aztec!'

Sept. 10
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Actor John Leguizamo co-wrote "Kiss My Aztec!," a musical that uses humor to tell the story of a group of Aztecs who are leading the resistance against Spanish invaders in the 16th century.

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New Book 'How To Be An Antiracist' Explores How To Actively Stop Racism

Sept. 9
By Jade Hindmon

Ibram Kendi, director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center and a professor of history and international relations at American University, joined Midday Edition Monday to talk about how he believes people can actively stop racism.

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A Resolution To Explore Reparations Heads To California Senate

Sept. 9
By Jade Hindmon

San Diego Assemblywoman Shirley Weber introduced a resolution to research the possibility of reparations for the descendants of enslaved people in California.

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Midday Movies Kicks Off

Sept. 5
By Beth Accomando, Jade Hindmon

Midday Edition launches a new monthly segment, Midday Movies with Beth Accomando and Moviewallas' Yazdi Pithavala.

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Over 400 Hate Crimes Reported In San Diego County Over The Past Five Years

Sept. 3
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

A new analysis by The San Diego Union-Tribune of hate crime data in San Diego County shows what kinds of hate crimes occur in the region and where.

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Rep. Mike Levin Tours San Diego Border Facilities

Aug. 29
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Congressmen Mike Levin and Juan Vargas visited the Chula Vista Border Patrol Station, the Otay Mesa Detention Center and a migrant shelter to get a first-hand look at the conditions inside some of San Diego's immigration detention facilities.

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Bi-National Band La Diabla Combines Traditional Cumbia Music With Spirit Of Tijuana

Aug. 29
By Jade Hindmon, Kurt Kohnen

The band La Diabla brings its bi-national dance party wherever it goes. As part of the Midday Edition Summer Music Series, musicians Ivan Rodriguez, Adrian Rodriguez and Jose Bolanos stopped by the KPBS studio to share their influences and some history about cumbia music.

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Black Life In Southern California Featured In Photography Exhibit

Aug. 29
By Jade Hindmon

The exhibit, "Black Life: Images of Resistance and Resilience" will be on display at the San Diego Museum of Art until Dec. 1, 2019.

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