Trymaine Lee is moving on up at NBC News.
The journalist, who has worked as a national reporter and contributor for MSNBC digital since 2012, has been named MSNBC Correspondent, the network announced.
Lee will cover race, politics and law enforcement in America “and bring his expertise in social justice issues to MSNBC’s prime time and weekend programming,” MSNBC stated.
Lee was previously a reporter at The Huffington Post, and, before that, at The New York Times, where his coverage of Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s sex scandal helped earn the newspaper a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News.
He also earned a Pulitzer Prize as part of a team that covered Hurricane Katrina at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.
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