Amber Payne is the editor of NBCBLK, a section of NBCNews.com that will cover stories by, for, and about the black community. Amber spent 10 years at NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams shooting, writing, and producing breaking news and feature stories, most recently serving as coordinating producer for Harry Smith. She has covered stories throughout the US and UK, Ecuador and parts of West Africa and South Africa. A graduate of the University of Virginia, she was raised on Maryland blue crabs but calls New York City home.
By Amber Payne