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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

Will Rodriguez-Kennedy, chair of the San Diego ...

San Diego County Democratic Leader Discusses 2020 Elections

Jan. 28
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Will Rodriguez-Kennedy, chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party, says the party is focused on getting a Democratic majority on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in 2020.

Mt. Hope Community Garden. January 21, 2020

Mt. Hope Community Garden Re-Opens With Focus On Food Justice

Jan. 28
By Jade Hindmon

Diane Moss, managing director of Project New Village, who oversees Mt. Hope Community Garden, spoke with Midday Edition about the vision to turn the area into a hub for good food.

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How To Get Paid For What You Love In The New 'Passion Economy'

Jan. 23
By Jade Hindmon, John Carroll

Author and founder of NPR's Planet Money podcast, Adam Davidson, joined Midday Edition to talk about his new book, "The Passion Economy."

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'The 50th' Tells Story Of Hunter Resignation, Race To Replace Him

Jan. 20
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

The scandal that forced Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter to resign his congressional seat is the subject of a new San Diego Union-Tribune documentary series called: "The 50TH: A scandal. A dynasty. An election."

Chabot Elementary School fourth grade teacher L...

The History You Learn May Depend On Where You Live

Jan. 16
By Jade Hindmon

In this divisive political climate, a New York Times education reporter read 4,800 pages of American history books to find out what students are being taught in school.

The San Diego History Center, in an undated photo.

History Center Seeks Photos, Documents On African American Life In San Diego

Jan. 15
By Jade Hindmon, John Carroll

San Diego History Center is partnering with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art to scan historical photos and documents of African American history in San Diego dating back to the 1850s. The History Center bought a special scanner to get the job done.

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Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Wants To Ban 'Virginity Tests' In California

Jan. 15
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, introduced Assembly Bill 1909 last week. It would subject physicians who perform the exam, which involves inspecting a woman's hymen, to professional misconduct penalties.

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San Diego History Center LGBTQ Exhibit Leads To Law Enforcement Diversity Training

Jan. 13
By Jade Hindmon, John Carroll

It started with an exhibit on San Diego's LGBTQ history. With the help of San Diego Pride, it grew into a diversity training program for San Diego County sheriff's deputies.

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Author Kiley Reid On Her Debut Novel 'Such a Fun Age'

Jan. 9
By Jade Hindmon

Kiley Reid will be at Warwick’s in La Jolla on January 14 to talk about her novel "Such a Fun Age," which dives into issues of race and privilege with a nuanced approach that's related to a diverse audience.

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New Program Clears Minor Infractions For Homeless Who Stay At Bridge Shelter For 30 Days

Jan. 8
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

The program gives homeless individuals who face arrest or a ticket for minor quality-of-life issues the option of going to the Alpha Project’s shelter in East Village. If they stay there for 30 days their infraction is cleared.

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