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Newark Today To Address Racial Disparities In COVID Vaccine Distribution

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On the next Newark Today Host Michael Hill will be joined by President and CEO of University Hospital Dr. Shareef Elnahal along with several other guests and specialist to be announced…to talk about efforts to boost trust, information, and access to the COVID Vaccine in communities of color. As usual we’ll be taking calls LIVE at 844-677-9283 thats thursday February 18th at 8pm right here on WBGO 88.3FM online at wbgo.org and streaming LIVE on the Newark Today facebook page. 

Alexandra Hill began her work with WBGO in June of 2012 in the news department. A graduate of the Rutgers Newark journalism program, Alexandra was also a student of WBGO News Director Doug Doyle. Alexandra has since become the lead general assignment reporter, afternoon news anchor, and producer of the award winning live call in show Newark Today. Since working for WBGO Alexandra has covered politics in and around Newark including the 2014 mayoral campaign of Mayor Ras Baraka as well as the senate campaigns of former Newark Mayor and now U.S. Senator Cory Booker in both 2013 and 2014. Alexandra also covers a host of human-interest stories, and has been recognized by the New York Association Of Black Journalists for her piece entitled Sheltering Newark’s Homeless.