About Pamela @PamelaKirkland
Pamela Kirkland is a politics producer for PBS NewsHour.
Pamela’s Recent Stories
Science Apr 05How a self-taught fossil hunter made his biggest discovery
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, this self-taught paleontologist has been looking for dinosaurs in creek beds and rivers for more than 30 years, and has become something of a legend in the field. Then, outside a NASA…
Education Oct 03At an innovative high school, students get support battling their addictions while they learn
Drug use among teenagers in the U.S. is down, but the mortality rate is rising. As part of our series “America Addicted,” the NewsHour’s Pamela Kirkland visited one so-called recovery school in Indianapolis that is giving new hope to students…
Politics Jul 19Meet the lawyers on Trump’s growing legal team
As the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election continue to expand, so too does President Donald Trump’s legal team. Here’s a closer look at the lawyers representing the commander-in-chief, both on his White House and outside legal teams.
Politics Apr 11These special elections will be first test of political climate under Trump
It may be an off year, but Congressional elections are happening. Here's a look at the races to fill key seats in three states this spring.
Politics Oct 28Our politics team picks the strangest things on the campaign trail this week
In an unusual political season, there's been no shortage of strange moments. Our politics team picks the strangest things that happened on the campaign trail this week, including a viral campaign ad from Texas and surprise speaking gigs for a…