Who is Jamie Floyd? – Biography
Jami Floyd is a former White House Fellow, an American lawyer, author, network news broadcaster, and legal and political analyst. She was a former Legal Editor and anchor of “All Things Considered” on WNYC Radio as well as a former Legal Analyst for Al Jazeera America.
How old is Jami Floyd? – Age
She born on the 10th of September 1964 in New York, United States. She turned 58 years in 2022.
What ethnicity is Jami Floyd? – Nationality
Floyd is African American and was born to a white mom and a black dad. On the Lower East Side, her family resided in Mitchell-Lama housing.
Where did Jami Floyd go to school? – Education
While a student at Binghamton University, Floyd worked as a DJ at WHRW. In 1986, Floyd received a B.A. in political science with a concentration in journalism.
She was an assistant editor of the law review while she was a student at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, from which she earned her law degree in 1989 with honors. She earned her Master of Laws in 1995 while serving as a teaching fellow at Stanford Law School.
Jami Floyd’s Parents – Family
Her father had previously worked as a main architect for restaurant owner Warner LeRoy and had a passion for design. Floyd, who is African American and the child of a black father and a white mother, was born. In Mitchell-Lama housing on the Lower East Side, her family resided.
Jami Floyd Wife and Children
Kurt Flehinger, a criminal defense and civil rights lawyer, is married to Floyd, and the two of them have two kids together. In August 2005, Floyd and his family moved to the Upper West Side of New York City.
Jami Floyd White House
Later that year, Floyd moved to Washington, D.C. after being selected as a White House Fellow for the Clinton Administration. She started out on the staff of First Lady Hillary Clinton, where she contributed to the passage of comprehensive health care legislation under the Clinton administration, and later joined Vice President Al Gore’s team, where she worked on the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, Law Enforcement Act, the Violent Crime Control and other domestic policy initiatives. She also worked as the Vice President’s speechwriter and helped with the judicial nominees’ background checks.
Jami Floyd’s Salary
She receives an annual estimated salary of $1 Million.
Jami Floyd’s Net Worth
Jami’s net worth is predicted to be $3 Million.
Jami Floyd Career
On 11 September 2001, ABC News sent Floyd to Ground Zero to cover the devastation. When Floyd made comments about Nancy Grace, a coworker on Court TV at the time, she garnered media attention. Since 2010, Floyd has collaborated with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer to co-host an annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the Apollo Theater.
Together, they introduce musical performances, welcome spiritual leaders, introduce live music, moderate panels, and engage in a discussion about social justice and Dr. King’s vision for America with a full Harlem theater.
At KPIX Radio and TV in San Francisco, where he worked as a reporter and legal analyst, Floyd received his first job in television broadcasting. She stayed a lot of time in Los Angeles to cover the murder trial and the outcry over O. J. Simpson’s acquittal. Prior to moving to New York City to work as a correspondent and an and for the cable network Court TV in 1995, she spent a brief period of time providing legal commentary for CBS News.
She began working for ABC News in 1997, serving as a news correspondent for World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. Along with hosting Early Morning News Now with Anderson Cooper and running the 20/20 Consumer Unit, she has also worked as a correspondent for Good Morning America, Nightline, and other shows.
In 2000, she and Terry Moran and John Miller jointly took up leadership of the Law and Justice Unit.
In February 2005, Floyd made a comeback on Court TV (now truTV) to introduce her own program, Jami Floyd: Best Defense, which featured guests who offered legal analysis and viewpoints on legal and political matters as well as coverage of noteworthy trials. She joined MSNBC to work as a legal and political expert after Court TV closed in 2010 due to financial difficulties. In 2012, she was the NYC Media anchor for the TED Talks in NYC.
In 2013, she began working for Al Jazeera America, which had just begun operations in New York City. She remained there until the network’s demise in 2016.
As an associate justice on the California Supreme Court, Allen E. Broussard, Floyd got his start in the legal profession. She started practicing civil and criminal litigation after joining the legal firm Morrison & Foerster. 1993 saw her leave the company to serve as a trial lawyer for the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office.
Jami Floyd Instagram and Twitter accounts
- His Instagram account is; Jami Floyd (@jamifloyd).
- His Twitter account is; jami floyd (@jamifloyd).