Joy Reid MSNBC, Bio, Age, Wiki, Net Worth, Family, Husband, Kids, Daughter, Height, Nationality

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Joy Reid Biography and Wiki

Joy Reid is an American political analyst, MSNBC national correspondent, and cable television host. In 2018, The New York Times stated that “Ms. Reid, the daughter of immigrants, has emerged as a ‘heroine’ of the anti-Trump’resistance.'” Reid began her journalism career in 1997, leaving New York and her job at a business consulting firm to begin working in South Florida for a WSVN Channel 7 morning show

Joy Reid Education

Reid graduated from Harvard University in 1991 with a concentration in film studies.

Joy Reid’s Age and Birthday

She is 53 years old as of 2022. She was born Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid on 8 December 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Celebrating her birthday every 8th of December.

Joy Reid Height and Measurements

Her height is not yet disclosed. However, details about her other body measurements will be updated as soon as possible. ALSO READ: Kavan Smith

Joy Reid’s Nationality and Ethnicity

Joy is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, United State of America. She is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry of African American.

Joy Reid Family and Parents

She was born in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States. Her father was from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and worked as an engineer away from the family, while her mother was from Guyana and worked as a college professor and nutritionist. Reid has an actress and playwright sister, June Carryl, and a Methodist brother, Oren Lomena; her parents eventually divorced, and her father returned to the Congo. She was raised primarily in Denver, Colorado, until the age of 17 when her mother died of breast cancer and she moved to Brooklyn to live with an aunt.

Joy Reid Husband | Married Kids and Daughter

Reid is happily married to Jason Reid since 1997, Jason is a Film Producer. Together they have three children.

Joy Reid’s Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of  $4 million.

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Joy Reid MSNBC | Career

Reid began her journalism career in 1997, when she relocated from New York and her job at a business consulting firm to South Florida to work for WSVN Channel 7’s morning show. In 2003, she left journalism to work for the anti-war organization America Coming Together, which was fighting President George W. Bush and the Iraq War. She later worked on Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in 2008 before returning to broadcasting as a talk radio host. From 2006 to 2007, Reid co-hosted Wake Up South Florida, a morning radio talk show broadcast from Radio One’s then-Miami affiliate WTPS. She worked as The Grio’s managing editor, a political columnist for the Miami Herald, and the editor of the political magazine The Reid Report. Reid hosted her own MSNBC afternoon cable news program, The Reid Report, from February 2014 to February 2015. Reid was moved to a new job as an MSNBC national correspondent after the show was canceled on February 19, 2015.

Since May 2016, Reid has hosted AM Joy, an MSNBC political weekend morning talk show, and has filled in for other MSNBC hosts such as Chris Hayes and Rachel Maddow on a regular basis. Reid’s Saturday morning show has almost one million weekly viewers as of 2018. Reid is the author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide, which was released on September 8, 2015, by HarperCollins. Reid delivered Wake Forest University’s Anna Julia Cooper Center’s inaugural Ida B. Wells lecture in 2015. Reid was the fourth most tweeted journalist and the fourth most tweeted news source on Twitter in 2017. The Daily Dot credited her with coining the word KHive for Kamala Harris supporters in August of that year. Reid became cable’s first black female primetime anchor when MSNBC revealed in July 2020 that she will host The ReidOut, a new Washington-based weeknight show in the 7 p.m. Eastern time slot vacated by Hardball host Chris Matthews’ retirement in March 2020. Reid also teaches an ethnicity, gender, and media class at Syracuse University in Manhattan.