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Rehema Ellis

Rehema Ellis
Born 1954 (age 61–62)
North Carolina, United States
Alma mater Simmons College and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Occupation Journalist
Employer NBC News
Notable credit(s) NBC News correspondent (since 1994)
NBC News lead education correspondent (since 2010)
Children One

Rehema Ellis (born, 1954) is an American television journalist, working for NBC News.[1] A correspondent based in New York City, New York, she is also the lead education correspondent for NBC News.

Early life and education

Ellis was born in North Carolina, and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.

Ellis graduated from both Simmons College, located in Boston; and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, located in New York City.[1]

Career

Early career

Ellis worked at several television stations before joining NBC News. Ellis began her broadcasting career at KDKA-TV and Radio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and she has also worked at WHDH-TV in Boston as an anchor and reporter.

NBC News

Ellis joined NBC News in 1994 as a general assignment reporter. During her more than twenty-year career with NBC News she has reported on a wide range of topics, including Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the plane crash on the Hudson River in 2009, the 2008 presidential election, the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, mass killings in Zaire, the death of Michael Jackson in 2009, and the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Greece.

In 2010, Ellis became lead education correspondent where she reports on educations topics and is the main correspondent for the NBC Education Nation summit.

Awards and honors

Ellis has won numerous Emmy Awards, Associated Press awards, Edward R. Murrow Awards, and the National Association of Black Journalists awards.

Personal life

Ellis lives in New York City with her son.

See also

References

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