Cindy George – an experienced journalist, Pulitzer finalist and digital storyteller – is the assistant editor for TMC Pulse magazine.
She spent a decade as a multimedia reporter covering health, the Affordable Care Act’s implementation, federal courts and community affairs at the Houston Chronicle. She was among staff members named on the Chronicle’s entry of Hurricane Harvey coverage honored as a 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist for Breaking News.
Cindy advocated for media professionals, diversity and inclusion as Parliamentarian of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). She is the former chair of the NABJ Media Institute, the organization’s professional development arm that educates members and develops corporate partners. She also directed programming and marketing as chair of the annual NABJ Media Institute on Health in Washington, D.C. and coordinated two White House health briefings for journalists.
She has shared her expertise about health and legal issues on broadcast outlets including C-SPAN and BBC Radio. Her freelance work has appeared in EBONY and Heart & Soul magazines as well as BlackAIDS.org, the NABJ Journal and the Delta Journal of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Cindy’s reporting career has included roles at daily newspapers in New Orleans; Portland, Oregon; Raleigh, North Carolina; Pensacola, Florida; and Cincinnati. She graduated from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and is pursuing the MPH at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.