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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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San Diego Author Anisha Bhatia On Writing About Culture, Empowering Women

July 14
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

Bhatia's debut novel, “The Rules Of Arrangement,” uses the lens of arranged marriage to voice a social commentary on beauty standards, colorism, body image and expectations for South Asian women.

In this March 2, 2021, file photo, a woman, wea...

What Inequities Do Latinas Face In San Diego's Workforce?

July 12
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

Latinas in San Diego's workforce faced a disproportionately high number of obstacles in retaining or finding employment throughout the pandemic.

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'Say Their Names' Memorial Exhibit To Open In San Diego

July 8
By Jade Hindmon

Gaidi Finnie, executive director of The San Diego African American Museum of Fine Arts, joined Midday Edition to talk about their new art exhibit honoring Black lives lost to police brutality and systemic racism.

In this March 1, 2017, file photo, Fitbit's new...

Scripps Study: COVID Impacts Lasting Average Of 2-3 Months

July 7
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Scientists are using data from Apple Watches and Fitbits to measure the impacts of COVID-19 on the body.

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Report Underscores Need For Climate Resilience In San Diego Region

July 7
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

A recent report by the American Planning Association and Scripps Institution of Oceanography emphasizes the need for better coordination from the region's institutions in preparing for worsening climate change.

Joely Proudfit, Luiseño/Payómkawichum, in an un...

Indigenous Woman Is First To Be Appointed To State Commission On Women And Girls

July 6
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

Joely Proudfit, Ph.D., is Luiseño and Payómkawichum. She has been department chair of American Indian Studies and director of the California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center at California State University, San Marcos since 2008.


Study: San Diego Has Some Of The Most Cost-Burdened Homeowners In The Country

June 29
By Jade Hindmon

A recent study by LendingTree says about 40 percent of San Diego homeowners spending one-third or more of their income on mortgages and other associated costs.

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Pandemic Expected To Bring Increase In Remote Work, But Not Huge Shift

June 28
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Forty percent of companies say they will offer remote work to at least one of their employees, one day per week. Prior to the pandemic that was 27%.

The San Diego Unified School District headquart...

San Diego Unified Ethnic Studies Expansion Sparks Debate Over How Race Taught In Schools

June 24
By Harrison Patiño , Jade Hindmon

The San Diego Unified School Board voted unanimously to fund an expansion of ethnic studies and anti-racism training, prompting some debate in the community over how much racism should be confronted in the classroom.

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Scripps Professor Veerabhadran Ramanathan Will Receive Prestigious Climate Prize

June 17
By Jade Hindmon, Pat Finn

Veerabhadran "Ram" Ramanathan, the renowned professor and researcher in climate science at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, is being honored for his work on climate change.

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