Joy Reid Biography
Joy Reid is an American Journalist. She currently works at MCNBC as a cable television host, political analyst and National correspondent. Reid joined MCNBC as a contributor in 2011, later in 2015 Joy was appointed as the station’s national correspondent.
Reid is also an author, who wrote the book on the current history of Democratic party titled Fracture: Barak Obama, Clintons and the Racial Divide published by HarperCollins on September 8, 2015.. Joy used to work as an anchor on the weekly morning show at MCNBC, AM Joy.
Joy Reid Age
Reid was born in 1986 in Brookyln, New York, in the United States.
Joy Reid Height
Reid stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall.
Joy Reid Education
Reid attended high school in Brookyln, New York. She later enrolled at Havard University where she attained a Bachelor’s degree in Film. She garduated in 1991.
Joy Reid Nationality
Reid holds American nationality.
Joy Reid Ethnicity
Reid is of African- American ethnicity.
Joy Reid Parents
Reid was brought up by her parents in Brooklyn, New York city. Reid’s father served as an engineeer from Congo and her mother was a professor and a nutritionist from Columbia. Her parents met while in graduate school at the University of Lowa. Her father was always busy with work, which led to their divorce. When the parents got divorced, her dad relocated and moved back to acongo.
Reid together with her siater and brothers spent most of their Childhood in Denver, Colorado. Unfortunately, her mother died due to breast cancer when Joy was seventeen years.
Joy Reid Siblings
Joy have one sister and one brother, whom they grew up together in Denver. Her brother Orena Lomena and her sister June Carryl. Carryl is a play writer, director as well as actress. Information regarding the brother is under investigation.
Joy Reid’s Husband
Reid has been married to Jason Reid for more than two decades. The couple tied the knot in 1997. Joy and Jason have a daughter and two son
Jason writer and editor who has worked for the Discovery Channel and NBC as a freelance editor from 2012 to 2013. He is the co- founder and film editor of the ImegeLab Media Group. ImegeLab Group is a production company that focuses on creating documentaries, feature films, and post-production efforts.
Joy Reid Children/Daughter
Reid and Jason has three children, a daughter and two sons. Their daughter Winsome Reid, and their sons Nasir Reid and Jmar Reid. Jmar Reid is currently a model and actor. The family’s house is on Manhattan’s Roosevelt Island. They previously lived in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
Joy Reid MSNBC
Reid currently hosts, The ReidOut, a new Washington-based weeknight commentary show in the 7 p.m. Eastern time. She took over the position from Chris mathews who had just retired in the March 2020 retirement. This position made her cable’s first Black female primetime anchor.
Reid kicked off her journalism Profession in 1997,in South Florida for a WSVN Channel 7 morning show.She left airing for a while to work with the group America Coming Together to oppose the Iraq War and President George W. Bush in 2003. She later landed a position on air as a talk radio host of Wake Up South Florida and played a major role on Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.Joy served as managing editor of The Grio from 2011 untill 2014. She worked as a political columnist for Miami Herald from 2003 to 2015, and the editor of The Reid Report political blog 2000 to 2014.
Reid was the host her own MSNBC afternoon cable news show, The Reid Report from Feb 2014 to 2015 when the show was canceled. Joy was later shifted to a new position as the station’s national correspondent.
AM Joy, a political weekend-morning talk show on MSNBC began in May 2016 and the station appointed Joy as the host. Reid’s morning show on Saturdays expanded to almost one million weekly viewers.
Joy Reid’s ranking
Reid ranked fourth among Twitter’s top tweeted news outlets and most tweeted journalist at each outlet in 2017. The Daily Dot credited her in August of that year with coining the term KHive for supporters of Kamala Harris.
Joy Reid’s Salary
Reid earns an estimated annual salary of USD 1.5 million.
Joy Reid’s Networth
Her networth is approximately USD4 million.
Joy Reid’s Social Media
Instagram: Joy-Ann Reid (@joyannreid)
Twitter: Joy-Ann (Pro-Democracy) Reid @JoyAnnReid
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