Professionally known as Joy Reid, Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid was born on 8 December 1968 in New York City.
She is the national correspondent for MSNBC, a cable television host, an author, and a liberal political commentator.
Her book The Man Who Sold America: Trump & the Unraveling of the American Story was published in 2019.
Reid was raised a Methodist and lived mostly in Denver, Colorado until her mother died when was 17. She studied film at Harvard University.
She worked with a business consulting firm before leaving to begin her career in journalism in 1997 by working for WSVN Channel 7 morning show in South Florida.
Reid also worked for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.
Reid was a 2003 Knight Center for Specialized Journalism fellow and is currently the host of The ReidOut, a new Washington-based weeknight show.
How Many Children Does Joy Reid Have?
Joy Reid and her husband, Jason Reid, have three children.
Joy Reid Children’s Names
Joy’s children’s names are Jamar, Nasir (sons), and daughter Winsome Reid.