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KCEN debuts first Central Texas all-Black, all-female news anchor team on Monday

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KCEN debuts first Central Texas all-Black, all-female news anchor team on Monday

by Chris O’Connell via https://www.mysanantonio.com/

Co-anchor Jasmin Caldwell talks about the historic moment.

As a high school junior in Omaha, Nebraska, aspiring broadcast journalist Jasmin Caldwell didn’t regularly see people who looked like her behind the television news desk. She certainly didn’t see entirely all-Black newscasts.

“Growing up, I always saw all-white news anchors,” Caldwell says. “I didn’t think that there would ever be Black newscasts. I knew there was always room for one, but I didn’t think that I would see three African Americans — male or female — permanently, all at one time. No way.”

On the morning of Monday, May 2 from 4:30 to 7 a.m., the anchor will join Texas Today, a weekday morning news show on KCEN, an NBC affiliate….

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