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Nicole Ellis is PBS NewsHour's digital anchor where she hosts pre- and post-shows and breaking news live streams on digital platforms and serves as a correspondent for the nightly broadcast. Ellis joined the NewsHour from The Washington Post, where she was an Emmy nominated on-air reporter and anchor covering social issues and breaking news. In this role, she hosted, produced, and directed original documentaries and breaking news videos for The Post’s website, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Facebook and Twitch, earning a National Outstanding Breaking News Emmy Nomination for her coverage of Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Ellis created and hosted The Post’s first original documentary series, “Should I freeze my eggs?,” in which she explores her own fertility and received the 2019 Digiday Publishers Award. She also created and hosted the Webby Award-winning news literacy series “The New Normal,” the most viewed video series in the history of The Washington Post’s women’s vertical, The Lily.
She is the author of “We Go High,” a non-fiction self-help-by-proxy book on overcoming adversity publishing in 2022, and host of Critical Conversations on BookClub, an author-led book club platform.
Prior to that, Ellis was a part of the production team for the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series, CNN Heroes. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Human Rights from Columbia University, as well as a Master’s in Journalism from Columbia Journalism School.
Food, family … and friction.
The U.S. incarcerates 1.2 million people in its state and federal prisons, and incarcerated workers produce more than $2 billion in goods and commodities annually.
Across America, midterm voters in five states had abortion rights on the ballot. In all five, voters decided to protect those rights.
The 2022 midterm elections have drawn a record number of Black Republican candidates running for Congress. It’s a remarkable turn in an election season marred by the increasing embrace of racist rhetoric and policies by GOP lawmakers and candidates.
Election integrity and security have been under scrutiny after the 2020 election, driven by false claims by former President Donald Trump and many of his associates of widespread fraud.
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In recent decades, producers of movies, TV series and other forms of art have been trying not only to reach out to new audiences, but to make sure new audiences are represented in their stories. As Nicole Ellis reveals, 'Thomas…
The PBS NewsHour’s Nicole Ellis spoke with Shaun Harper, executive director of the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center, about this phrase and what it means for people of different races, classes and work environments.
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