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Ellis departs Washington Post for PBS NewsHour

October 5, 2021

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Nicole Ellis

PBS NewsHour has appointed Nicole Ellis as its first-ever digital anchor for the newscast’s digital video content, including anchoring pre-and post-shows and hosting breaking news live streams.

She begins October 11.

NewsHour ep Sara Just said:

“We are delighted to have Nicole join the NewsHour as our new and first digital anchor, as our multiplatform growth continues to expand. We look forward to having her on the NewsHour evening broadcast as well and further our goal of bringing NewsHour quality journalism to people wherever they are seeking insight, clarity and substance about the world we live in now.”

Ellis comes from The Washington Post, where she was an on-air reporter and anchor, covering social issues and breaking news. She has also produced and directed original documentaries and breaking news videos for The Post’s website, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Facebook, and Twitch.

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