Simone possesses a rare ability to connect with diverse audiences across both traditional broadcast platforms and new media. She previously covered women’s issues as a digital correspondent for Mic and went on to work as a regular host and contributor for Young Turks. In 2017, she reported from the front-lines of the largest wildfire in California history and the deadly Montecito Mudslides as a general assignment reporter for KTLA 5 News. And at FOX 5 News in New York, Simone executive produced her own lifestyle series and earned an Emmy nomination for her reporting on the hidden roots of the underground railroad in Brooklyn and lower Manhattan. As a journalist thriving in the intersection of culture and politics, Simone has served as a pop culture correspondent for Access Hollywood, EPIX, Dr Oz and more!