PBS Names Yamiche Alcindor Host Of ‘Washington Week’

She succeeds Robert Costa at a program best known as the longtime home of the anchor Gwen Ifill.

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A former reporter for The New York Times and The Washington Post, Ifill switched to television in the 1990s and covered politics and Congress for NBC News. She moved to PBS in 1999 as host of Washington Week and also worked for the nightly PBS NewsHour. She and Judy Woodruff were named NewsHour co-anchors in 2013.