Jami Floyd is an American journalist, legal and political analyst, and television and radio host.  Her experience spans local, network, cable and syndicated television, broadcast radio and digital media. She is nationally and internationally regarded as an expert on law and politics, especially where they intersect.  She reports and blogs on sports, culture and civil rights.  For fun Jami likes to read Shakespeare (yes, that's fun, not homework) and get lost in Central Park.  She lives in New York City with her husband, two children and a menagerie of animals.

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Regional Panel, White House Fellows Commission (March 2014)

In spring 2014, Jami served as a regional panelist for the President's Commission on White House Fellows, helping the President and his commissioners identify the next class of White House Fellows to serve in Washington.

Founded in 1964, the White House Fellows program is one of America's most prestigious leadership programs. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young people first-hand experience working at the highest levels of government.

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Screen Actor's Guild Nominating Committee

In 2014, Jami joined the Nominating Committee of the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG).

The SAG Nominating Committee will determine the nominees for the 21st Annual Screen Actor's Guild Awards for this year's outstanding performances in film and primetime television.

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Innocence Network Journalism Awards (2013-14)

In 2014, Jami served on the panel of judges that selected the Innocence Network Journalism Award winners for the 2013 calendar year.

The Innocence Network Journalism Award was created to honor investigative reporting that brings to life the process of identifying and exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals. Every year it is an honor for Jami to serve on the awards panel.

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Legal Contributor for Al Jazeera America

In August 2013 a new cable news network Al Jazeera America launched, based in New York City. Al Jazeera America (AJAM) produces fact-based, in-depth news with a focus on investigative journalism, but also including sports, business, and lifestyle. At its inception, Jami joined AJAM as the network's Legal Contributor and, in that capacity, has covered legal stories of US and international significance.

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Ted Talks in NYC

This year, NYC Media, in partnership with TED: Ideas Worth Spreading, will premiere an exciting new program that will bring TED Conversations from the Internet to television. Jami Floyd hosts "Ted Talks in NYC" and brings in exciting new voices, from the New York City area, to help deconstruct and debate the most popular topics the Technology Entertainment and Design community have to offer. 

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speaking engagements
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past engagements
9/10/2014 World Science Festival @ Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law New York, NY  
55 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor Lounge, New York NY map
6/23/2014 Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School Staten Island, NY  
6/17/2014 Singularity University Mountain View, CA  
6/8/2014 Inspiring Young Minds Brooklyn, NY  
6/20/2013 Premiere Panel Gideon's Army   
6/9/2013 Commencement Address Inspiring Young Minds   
5/17/2013 Hyde Leadership Charter School Career Day   
4/29/2013 Memorial Union Terrace, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI  
800 Langdon St., Madison WI map
4/15/2013 Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center Kahului, HI  
1 Cameron Way, Kahului HI map
4/6/2013 Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Miami   
4/1/2013 The Town Hall New York, NY  
123 West 43rd Street, New York NY map
10/25/2012 White House Fellows Leadership Conference   
6/28/2012 Singularity University   
5/3/2012 Women's eNews Annual Gala   
3/15/2012 Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the Columbia School of Journalism   
1/17/2012 WNYC's 6th Annual MLK Celebration   
11/22/2011 Center for Communication   
11/17/2011 Ohio Justice Policy Center New York City  
The Norwood Club, New York City map
11/14/2011 Bronx Defenders Annual Gala   
11/8/2011 WNYC 2012 Political Panel   
9/26/2011 The Freedom Institute   
9/14/2011 Women In Cable Telecommunications, NY   
8/10/2011 John Jay College of Criminal Justice   
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