Policy on Purpose: PBS NewsHour White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
LBJ School Dean Angela Evans and Yamiche Alcindor record an episode of Policy on Purpose before
the LBJ School's 48th graduation. (Photo by Callie Richmond)

Yamiche Alcindor, the White House correspondent for PBS NewsHour and a political contributor for NBC News and MSNBC, delivered the commencement address to the 2019 graduating class of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Before speaking to the LBJ School's class of 2019, PBS NewsHour's White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor joined "Policy on Purpose" to talk about the role and responsibility of the press when covering some of our world's most defining moments, and how to best balance humanity and objectiveness when covering difficult topics and stories. 

The LBJ School's podcast, "Policy on Purpose," takes listeners behind the scenes of policy with the people who help shape it. Host Angela Evans, dean of the LBJ School, dives into real-world and timely policy topics with leading experts from the school and the policy world at large. Listen and subscribe.