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Yamiche Alcindor To Depart PBS’s ‘Washington Week’ – Online News

Yamiche Alcindor stated that she plans to step down because the moderator of Washington Week, the long-running PBS public affairs program.

“After deep thought and a few significant conversations, I’ve determined to step away from the moderator position of Washington Week. This transfer will enable me to focus full time on my commitments to NBC Information and to complete my upcoming memoir.”

Alcindor has served as moderator of this system since 2021, when she succeeded Robert Costa. That yr, she additionally joined NBC Information after beforehand serving as White Home correspondent for PBS NewsHour.

The Friday night present incorporates a roundtable of journalists discussing the week’s occasions. It’s produced by NewsHour Productions out of WETA-TV in Washington.

Sharon Rockefeller, the president and CEO of WETA, wrote in a memo to staffers, “We’re very grateful to Yamiche for her dedication to the very best requirements of journalism throughout her years in public media.”

Alcindor’s remaining day as moderator shall be on Feb. 24.

Rockefeller stated that as they seek for the following moderator, “we’ll draw on the robust roster of journalists at PBS NewsHour and within the Washington press corps to proceed this good work.”