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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

A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine from Cal Fi...

Vaccine Demand Down In San Diego County

May 12
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Demand for vaccines is down in San Diego County. Supply is so abundant healthcare systems are asking for fewer doses.

Author Christine Paik reads her book

New Children's Book Celebrates Korean Heritage And Tradition

May 12
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

A new children's book by a San Diego author celebrates Korean American identity in a tale of inter-generational family pride and tradition.

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Information Scarce As Cyberattack Disruption At Scripps Health Continues

May 10
By Jade Hindmon, Pat Finn

Everyone from Scripps Health executives to the FBI has maintained radio silence about the extent and ramifications of the cyberattack on Scripps Health. Frustrated patients, however, have become very noisy on Scripps' Facebook account.

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Blue Shield CEO: Vaccinations Have Slowed In California

May 7
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon, Pat Finn

Paul Markovich, president and CEO of Blue Shield of California, joined Midday Edition to talk about the hurdles the state must overcome to reach herd immunity and slow the spread of coronavirus.

American flags hang outside of the New York Sto...

Using Financial Activism For Racial Justice

May 6
By Jade Hindmon

Andy Hall, who is the Chief Impact Officer at San Diego Workforce Partnership, joined Midday Edition to talk about using financial activism as a means for economic and racial justice.

Chollas Mead Elementary Thomas Courtney in this...

San Diego 'Teacher Of The Year' Looks Back On Pandemic Challenges

May 5
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

San Diego Unified honored three educators with the distinction of "Teacher of the Year" - a title that holds particular weight during a pandemic.

A man getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at Sa...

County Making Changes To Address Slowing COVID-19 Vaccine Demand

May 3
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

KPBS health reporter Matt Hoffman joined Midday Edition on Monday to discuss how San Diego County is trying to adapt to the slowing demand for vaccines.

An April 29, 2021, screenshot of the Facebook g...

A Trip To Tijuana For Cosmetic Surgery Ends In Tragedy For 1 Calif. Woman

April 29
By Jade Hindmon

The death of one woman and serious complications for two others are drawing attention to a Tijuana clinic where all three sought cosmetic surgery.

A map showing San Diego County's congressional ...

Here's How The Loss Of A Congressional Seat Will Affect California's Redistricting Process

April 28
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

Following the historical loss of a congressional district, a California redistricting commissioner weighs in on how the change will affect efforts to redraw the state's districts.

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Reflections On The First Arab American Heritage Month

April 27
By Jade Hindmon

This month President Joe Biden designated April as National Arab American Heritage Month. USD Professor Elissa Haddad joined Midday Edition to talk about the significance of the recognition.

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