Nikole Hannah-Jones Biography – Nikole Hannah-Jones Wiki
Nikole Hannah-Jones (born Nikole Sheri Hannah) is an American award-winning investigative reporter who covers civil rights and racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine. Nikole also serves as the Knight Chair of Race and Investigative Reporting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Nikole got hooked on journalism when she joined her high school newspaper and began writing about students like her, who were bused across town as part of a voluntary school desegregation program.
Her heroes are the race beat reporters, such as Ida B. Wells, Ethel Payne, Simeon Booker and Claude Sitton, whose fearless coverage helped move this nation closer to its promise.
Prior to joining The New York Times, Nikole worked as an investigative reporter at ProPublica in New York City, where she spent three years chronicling the way official policy created and maintains segregation in housing and schools. Before that, she reported for the largest daily newspaper in the Pacific Northwest, The Oregonian in Portland, Ore., where she covered numerous beats, including demographics, the census and county government.
Nikole started her journalism career covering the majority-black Durham Public Schools for The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C. During her three years there, she wrote extensively on issues of race, class, school resegregation and equity.
Nikole is a native Iowan, a child produced by the hopes of both the Great Migration and those who migrated from foreign shores. She has also lived in Indiana, Georgia, North Carolina, and Oregon. Now she is Bed-Stuy fly in Brooklyn.
Nikole Hannah-Jones Age
Nikole Sheri Hannah was born on April 9, 1976, in Waterloo, Iowa, United States.
Nikole Hannah-Jones Family
Nikole was born to Milton Hannah and Cheryl A. Novotny. Her father is African-American, and her mother is white and of Czech and English descent.
Nikole Hannah-Jones Husband
Is Nikole Hannah-Jones married? She is married to Faraji Hannah-Jones. Nikole and her husband Faraji met online in 1999. Who is Nikole Hannah-Jones’s husband? Faraji is a Technology Support Specialist. He has been an Information Technology Support Technician at ACLU since April 2020. Previously, he worked as a Senior Desktop Support Analyst at LF Distribution Holding Inc. (A Li & Fung Company) from Jun 2018 – Jan 2020, a Technology Consultant at 1619 Enterprises from Aug 2017 – Jun 2018, a Website Designer at The Audacity Firm from Jun 2016 – Jun 2018, a WordPress Administrator at P.S. 307 Daniel Hale Williams from Sep 2015 – May 2016, an Information Technology – Client Services Technician at St. Joseph’s College NY from Jan 2014 – Sep 2015, a Technology Support Specialist at Portland Community College from Mar 2008 – Feb 2012, an Advanced Technical Service Representative at Comcast from Nov 2006 – Mar 2008, a Network QA Tester at Xerox from Aug 2006 – Nov 2006, and a Time Warner Cable at Sr. Technical Specialist from Sep 2001 – Aug 2006, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Nikole Hannah-Jones Daughter
Nikole Hannah-Jones and her husband Faraji Hannah-Jones have a daughter, Najya Hannah-Jones. In an article titled “Choosing a School for My Daughter in a Segregated City,” published in The New York Times Magazine, Hannah-Jones chronicles how she and her husband “surrendered their advantage” when they chose to send their daughter to a segregated public school.
Nikole Hannah-Jones Salary
On March 2, 2021, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offered Nikole Hannah-Jones a salary of $180,000 to be the Knight Chair in Race and Investigative Journalism and Professor of the Practice in the Hussman School of Journalism and Media.
According to the offer letter, she will start working at the university on July 1, 2021. The offer for a full-time position, which is a five-year fixed-term contract, is primarily funded by the state and runs through June 30, 2026.
“The academic-year salary for the Knight Chair is $180,000. 33 percent of the academic salary and benefits is provided by the Knight Chair Endowment Grant, and 67 percent is provided by state funding by the Hussman School of Journalism,” the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill public records office told Campus Reform.
Nikole Hannah-Jones Net Worth
What is Nikole Hannah-Jones’ net worth? She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Nikole Hannah-Jones Instagram
Nikole Hannah-Jones’ Instagram handle is @nikolehannahjones.