Joy Reid Bio, Wiki
Joy Reid (Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid) is an American journalist who works for MSNBC as a national correspondent. She hosts The ReidOut, a weeknight show, and also hosts the podcast “Reid This-Reid That” with veteran journalist Jacque Reid and a book podcast called “What to Reid.” .Joy previously worked as a talk radio host.
Joy Reid Age
Reid was born on December 8, 1968, in New York City, New York, US. She is 52 years old as of 2020.
Joy Reid Height
She boasts of a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Joy Reid Education
Reid graduated from Harvard University in 1991 where she majored in visual and environmental studies with a concentration in film.
Joy Reid Family- Parents – Siblings
Euphoria was brought into the world in New York yet was brought generally up in Denver, Colorado until the age of 17. Her dad was from the Democratic Republic of Congo and filled in as a specialist. Her mom was a school educator and nutritionist from Guyana. The couple met in graduate school at the University of Iowa in Iowa City however in the end separated and her dad got back to the Congo. Satisfaction’s mom kicked the bucket of bosom malignant growth and she moved to Flatbush, Brooklyn, to live with an auntie.
Reid was raised close by her sister June Carryl, and sibling, Oren Lomena. Carryl is an entertainer and writer and accepted her Bachelor’s Degree in political theory and anticipated being an attorney, however progressed to English Literature in graduate school, She has showed up in motion pictures like What Dreams May Come, Sweet November, Back Roads, Parenthood, Law and Order: LA, Criminal Minds, The Bold and the Beautiful and Without a Trace. She showed up in the Netflix series Mindhunter and joined the cast of Helstrom as Louise Hastings which is essential for the profoundly effective Marvel Cinematic Universe establishment.
Reid is probably Carryl’s greatest fan, and she frequently shares empowering messages about her sister’s achievements via web-based media. She composed on Facebook in 2019, soon after season 2 of Mindhunter debuted. “We were talking a day or two ago with regards to how the Atlanta kid murders panicked us as children, despite the fact that we were far away in Denver. June catches the greater story of these families’ misfortune and disappointment splendidly. So proud!!!”And only days after Helstrom debuted on Hulu, Reid took to Twitter to give her sister a major whoop. “So the center points and I recently got done with gorging @helstrom on @hulu, and it’s SO GOOD!!” Reid tweeted. “Also, not on the grounds that my marvelous elder sibling @junecarryl is a mother truckin MAIN CHARACTER IN A @MARVEL SHOW!!! Alright that is one explanation.”
Joy Reid Husband
Joy is happily married to Jason Reid a writer and an editor working for Image Lab Films as a partner and senior editor. He previously worked with Discovery Channel as a senior editor focusing on documentaries and also worked as a freelance editor for the NBC Universal division Peacock Productions, the long-form production unit of NBC News, delivering documentaries, news specials, and reality television shows. The duo exchanged their marriage vows on 27th February 1997.
Reid and her husband are proud parents of three children whose names are not revealed.
Joy Reid MSNBC
Joy-Ann Reid is a political analyst for MSNBC and host of “The ReidOut,” which is launched on July 20, 2020, and airs weeknights at 7 p.m. ET and also hosts the podcast “Reid This-Reid That” with veteran journalist Jacque Reid and a book podcast called “What to Reid.” From 2011 to 2014 she served as the Managing Editor of theGrio.com, daily online news and opinion platform devoted to delivering stories and perspectives that reflect and affect African-American audiences, while also serving as an MSNBC contributor.
From February 2014 to February 2015, Reid hosted her own MSNBC afternoon cable news show, The Reid Report. The show was canceled on February 19, 2015, and she was shifted to a new role as an MSNBC national correspondent. Since May 2016, Reid has hosted AM Joy, a political weekend-morning talk show on MSNBC, and is a frequent substitute for other MSNBC hosts, including Chris Hayes and Rachel Maddow. As of 2018, Reid’s morning show on Saturday averages nearly one million weekly viewers.
She previously worked in local and national TV news, talk radio, and as a press secretary during two presidential campaigns, including Barack Obama’s Florida campaign in 2008. Her columns have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Miami Herald, New York Magazine, and The Daily Beast. She also teaches a college course for Syracuse University’s communications school.
Joy Reid Books
Joy is the author of The New York Times bestseller “The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story” published by Harper Collins in 2019 as well as “Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide” published by William Morrow/Harper Collins, 2015 and “We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama” (Bloomsbury, 2016), which she co-edited with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne.
Joy Reid Awards
Reid was a 2003 Knight Center for Specialized Journalism fellow. In 2018, she was nominated for three NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards. One for her segment where a pastor is pulled to safety at the Charlottesville white nationalist march, for Reid’s reporting on the damage caused by the hurricanes to the US Virgin Islands and lastly for the segment that won her an award Tragedy of ‘Time: The Kalief Browder Story’ where Reid sat down with Kalief’s brother Deion Browder and filmmaker Julia Mason. In 2016, she received the Women’s Media Center’s Carol Jenkins Visible and Powerful Media Award.
Joy Reid Controversies
In 2017, a Twitter user published posts written by Reid from her blog, “The Reid Report” made from 2007 to 2009. The posts mocked gay people and accused some personalities of being gay but pretending to be straight for their own political gain. At first, Reid denied these posts as her own and even started an investigation to see if her blog was hacked. After the investigation, it was determined that there was no hacking involved, and they were indeed from her blog. She later apologized. ” I genuinely do not believe I wrote those hateful things because they are completely alien to me,” Reid said on her show. “But I can definitely understand, based on things I have tweeted and have written in the past, why some people don’t believe me. I’ve not been exempt from being dumb or cruel or hurtful to the very people I want to advocate for. I own that. I get it. And for that, I am truly, truly sorry.”
In April 2018, blog posts from 2005 through 2007 were brought to public attention. According to The Washington Post, Reid encouraged her readers to watch the 9/11 film Loose Change and appeared to support Iranian hostility to Israel. Reid claimed Jewish people spend half a million on their bar and bat mitzvah celebrations. She also wrote that CNN’s Wolf Blitzer is a “former flak for the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee [sic]” and he “doesn’t even try to hide his affinity for his Israeli guests or his partisanship for their cause”. The Zionist Organization of America called for MSNBC to fire Reid for promoting “sinister anti-Semitic canards”.
Another controversial post, this time from 2007, used a photoshopped image of Senator John McCain superimposed on the body of the 2007 Virginia Tech University gunman. In June 2018, Reid formally apologized, saying she had evolved in the years since she wrote the posts: “I’m a better person today than I was over a decade ago. There are things I deeply regret and am embarrassed by, things I would have said differently, and issues where my position has changed. Today I’m sincerely apologizing again.” MSNBC expressed its continued support, saying in a statement that some of the blog posts were “obviously hateful and hurtful,” but that they were “not reflective of the colleague and friend we have known at MSNBC for the past seven years” and that “Joy has apologized publicly and privately and said she has grown and evolved in the many years since, and we know this to be true.”
Reid criticized Trump’s refusal to condemn Kyle Rittenhouse , arguing that this amounted to “radicalizing people” in the case of “leaders, let’s say in the Muslim world, talk a lot of violent talks and encourage their supporters to be willing to commit violence including on their own bodies in opportunistic ways . The Southern Poverty Law Center and Muslim Advocates, as well as Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib , denounced Reid’s remarks as islamophobic and demanded an apology. Others, such as analyst Jennifer Rubin, backed Reid, claiming that she had just pointed out a media double standard without endorsing it.
Joy Reid Salary
She earns an annual salary of $1.5 million.
Joy Reid Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $4 million.