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Jamaica Ponder


Jamaica Ponder is CBS News Chicago's first Digital Multi-Skilled Journalist.

She writes and produces community-centered content for the CBS News Chicago streaming channel.

Ponder joined the team in October 2021, a few months after earning her journalism degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

While in undergrad, she worked with Chicago-based non-profits on projects centering on racial justice and civil rights.

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