Lylah Alphonse

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Duration: 30 to 70 minutes

  • U.S. News & World Report, Managing Editor

    Lylah Alphonse is the managing editor for government rankings and news at U.S. News & World Report, where she oversees coverage of national issues from politics and policy to higher education and health care. She appears regularly on WGBH-TV’s “Greater Boston” and “Beat the Press.” She previously worked as a senior editor and writer at, where she wrote about politics, health, career, and parenting trends and interviewed political notables including first lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden, Valerie Jarrett, and others on-camera and off. Before joining Yahoo, she spent 16 years as an editor and writer at The Boston Globe, working in the National News, Living/Arts and Sunday Magazine departments and writing the parenting column on She earned a Bachelors of Science in Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, and was inducted into their alumni hall of fame in 2000