MSNBC hires Trymaine Lee as a correspondent

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MSNBC has hired Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Trymaine Lee as a correspondent:

  • Lee — who until now was a National Reporter contributing online and on air for NBC News and MSNBC digital — will remain based in New York City
  • His appointment is effective immediately
  • Lee will cover the role of race, violence, politics and law enforcement in America and bring his expertise in social justice issues to MSNBC’s primetime and weekend programming
  • He will appear regularly on “All In with Chris Hayes,” “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” and “AM Joy.”
  • Lee joined NBC News and MSNBC in 2012 as a national reporter for the digital unit, where he covered the Ferguson, Missouri, protests