College/University: B.A. University of Alabama; M.F.A. Brooklyn College
Halima Abdullah is a veteran national political journalist and digital editor and writer for NBC News. In that role, she is responsible for reporting, writing, editing and web producing federal policy news and other breaking news stories from the Washington bureau for NBC News – Breaking News & Top Stories – Latest World, US & Local News. Previously, she was a content editor for Bloomberg Government, wrote for the Dallas Morning News, Newsday and was a Washington Correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers.
She’s also written for CNN, MSNBC.com, thegrio.com, TODAY.com, and the New York Times, among other places. Her journalism and fiction have won awards, published in several anthologies, and earned her invitations to attend several writing colonies. She has also taught English, creative writing, and journalism courses at Brooklyn College and John Jay College in New York and the University of the District of Columbia.