Jade Hindmon

Q: Why did you decide to pursue television news as a career?
A: I love to tell the stories of the people who live the community.

Q: What was your first job?
A: While in high school I worked as a makeup artist with the Missouri Black Repertory Theater.

Q: What is your favorite way to spend a day off?
A: I enjoy spending time outdoors with my dog Cleopatra.

Q: Favorite restaurant in Indy?
A: The verdict is still out!

Q: Most challenging part of your job?
A: The 2 a.m. wake-up alarm.

Q: Most memorable story you ever covered?
A: The 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa

Q: Best advice you ever got?
A: "The early bird gets the worm… but the last mouse gets the cheese."

Q: Favorite vacation spot?
A: Anywhere where there is a beach, seafood and tasty beverages.

Q: Proudest career moment?
A: Emmy nomination after covering the World Cup in South Africa.

Q: Biggest pet peeve?
A: People who stand in the way of truth.

Q: What advice would you give someone to get into the business?
A: Be diligent! 

Q: Do you have a favorite cause/charity?
A: American Diabetes Association, YWCA

Q: Did you have a mentor in your career?
A: Yes! Big thanks to Jada Jenkins Reese, Deja "Deja Vu" Parker, Jeff Walker, Mark Strassmann, Dr. James E. Hawkins and everyone who touched my life at Florida A&M University.

Q: If you weren't in your current profession, what would you be doing?
A: chemical engineering

Q: If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
A: Go see the world so I can learn about all the things I want to know about.

Q: If you could witness any event, past or present what would it be?
A: The construction of Noah's Ark

Q: What is your proudest achievement?
A: My life is full of proud achievements and even failures that all add up to me being the person I am.

Jade Hindmon is the Weekend Anchor for Good Morning Indiana. She joined RTV6 as a Reporter in June 2013 and helped launched the weekend edition of Good Morning Indiana.  You can catch her Saturday and Sunday beginning at 6 a.m. and during the week on GMI.

Before making Indianapolis home, Jade worked as an Anchor/Reporter in several markets across the Southeast where her work was recognized with several Emmy Nominations, a Salute to Excellence Nomination and an Associated Press Award.

Jade is a graduate of Florida A&M University where she studied broadcast journalism and political science.

While in college, Jade worked behind the scenes in production at several local stations and had the honor of working as an intern for Dateline NBC and CBS News.

Jade’s hometown is St. Louis.
 

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