PBS’s Alcindor to speak at Gateway Journalism Review First Amendment Celebration

Yamiche Alcindor, White House correspondent for PBS, will headline the Gateway Journalism Review’s annual First Amendment Celebration. The fundraising event starts at 6 p.m. April 25 at the Edward Jones HQ in Des Peres, Missouri.

Yamiche Alcindor

This is the 8th annual First Amendment Celebration benefiting the Gateway Journalism Review, successor to the St. Louis Journalism Review.  

Prior to joining the PBS Newshour, Alcindor was a national political reporter for the New York Times where she covered the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. She wrote about the impact of President Trump’s policies on working class people and people of color. Before joining the Times, she was a national reporter for USA Today covering the school shooting in Newtown, Conn, the death of Trayvon Martin, and protests in Ferguson and Baltimore.

Alcindor, daughter of Haitian immigrants, attended New York University and Georgetown University.

The celebration will be from 6 to 9 p.m. with cocktails/hor’doeurves. Presentations start at 7:15 pm. Tickets are $100.  Environmentalist Kay Drey and former State Sen. Wayne Goode co-chair the event.

For information contact Dan Sullivan at 39djsullivan@gmail.com.   

 

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