Joy Reid

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  • Award-Winning Journalist
  • MSNBC Political Analyst and Host, 'The ReidOut'
  • New York Times Bestselling Author
  • First Black Woman to Host a Primetime Cable News Program



Award-winning political analyst, New York Times bestselling author, and MSNBC national correspondent Joy Reid is the renowned Host of MSNBC’s The ReidOut. Reid made history with her namesake show as the first Black woman to host a primetime cable news program. Prior to The ReidOut, she hosted the hit weekend morning news show AM Joy. Reid is the author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide, We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama, which she co-edited, and the New York Times bestseller The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story. She also hosts two podcasts Reid This, Reid That, with Emmy-winning journalist Jacque Reid, and a books podcast What to Reid. MSNBC’s new special, The Culture Is, features Reid as co-host, moderator, and executive producer for the first episode, The Culture Is: Black Women. A sought-after keynote speaker, Reid is celebrated for her no-nonsense commentary and insights, taking audiences beyond the headlines in impactful engagements.

Reid has been featured in Washington Post, Forbes, The New York Times, Vogue, Black Enterprise, Fast Company, Ms., among many others, and her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Miami Herald, New York Magazine, and The Daily Beast. She was a 2022 NAACP Image Award winner for The ReidOut, 2003 Knight Center for Advanced Journalism fellow, and has received awards from the Women’s Media Center, the National Action Network, the National Association of Black Journalists, and been nominated for an Emmy, a GLAAD Media Award, and two prior NAACP Image Awards. Reid has taught at Syracuse University and is a Hearst Visiting Professor at Howard University, teaching a course on the impact of race and gender on political coverage. Drawing on her decades-long experience in politics and passion for addressing the intersections of race, justice, and culture, Reid offers in-demand analysis on today’s most important issues.

 

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  • Enoch Pratt Free Library
  • The New York Public Library
  • Symphony Space
  • Institute of Policy Studies at Howard University
  • Mercy College
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Women’s Empowerment: Crisis and Opportunity

Award-winning political analyst and host of MSNBC’s The ReidOut Joy Reid offers vital insights about the current reality of women’s empowerment in a political climate which she calls both a crisis and an opportunity. Illuminating the intersections of race and gender, and how racism and misogyny impa ...

Award-winning political analyst and host of MSNBC’s The ReidOut Joy Reid offers vital insights about the current reality of women’s empowerment in a political climate which she calls both a crisis and an opportunity. Illuminating the intersections of race and gender, and how racism and misogyny impact politics and culture, Reid traces the history of the journey for empowerment through the most recent election to the policies affecting Americans today, offering insights about where we can go from here.

Today’s Political Realities

Drawing on her decades-long experience in politics and her passion for addressing the intersections of race, justice and culture, Joy Reid delves into American politics as it unfolds, offering vital insights and analysis on today’s most pressing issues. ...

Drawing on her decades-long experience in politics and her passion for addressing the intersections of race, justice and culture, Joy Reid delves into American politics as it unfolds, offering vital insights and analysis on today’s most pressing issues.

Covering Race, Gender, & Politics in the Digital Age

Award-winning political analyst Joy Reid discusses how race and gender impact media coverage in today’s increasingly ideologically siloed, digitally influenced newsroom. Touching on topics from the misinformation epidemic to the racial roots of journalistic objectivity v. fairness, Reid offers much- ...

Award-winning political analyst Joy Reid discusses how race and gender impact media coverage in today’s increasingly ideologically siloed, digitally influenced newsroom. Touching on topics from the misinformation epidemic to the racial roots of journalistic objectivity v. fairness, Reid offers much-needed analysis and insights about the current state of our democracy and how journalism and the media play a role.

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<p><strong>Speaker Spotlight: Joy Reid receives rave reviews for her timely, insightful, and candid commentary</strong></p>

Speaker Spotlight: Joy Reid receives rave reviews for her timely, insightful, and candid commentary

Award-winning political analyst, New York Times bestselling author, and MSNBC national correspondent Joy Reid delves into American politics as it unfolds, offering vital insights on today’s most pressing issues. The renowned Host of MSNBC’s The ReidOut, Reid made history with her namesake show as the first Black woman to host a primetime cable news program. Prior to The ReidOut, she hosted the hit weekend morning news show AM Joy, building a robust online fan-based known as #reiders. Reid is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story, among others, and also hosts the podcast The ReidOut. MSNBC’s new special, The Culture Is, features Reid as co-host, moderator, and executive producer of the first episode, The Culture Is: Black Women.

Reid is celebrated for her no-nonsense, sharp commentary, and ability to go beyond the headlines to reveal what is truly at risk, and for whom. She regularly receives rave reviews for her keynote speeches and conversations, such as: “People simply loved Joy. She was great!” (Institute of Policy Studies at Howard University); "Joy was excellent! … She spoke so much truth, while giving hope” (Enoch Pratt Free Library); and "Joy-Ann was utter perfection on stage and really directed the conversation with nuance and ease to some fascinating places. It was such a delight to work with her." (Symphony Space)

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<p><strong>In the News: Joy Reid offers vital commentary on today’s most important issues, on her show, in media appearances, and in sought-after speaking engagements</strong></p>

In the News: Joy Reid offers vital commentary on today’s most important issues, on her show, in media appearances, and in sought-after speaking engagements

As the celebrated host of MSNBC’s The ReidOut, JOY REID is the voice many turn to for reliable reporting and conversations that inspire change. Heralded in The Hollywood Reporter for her "ability to break down complex issues in a way that makes them digestible and accessible," the MSNBC political analyst and anchor sounds the alarm on today’s most pressing issues, from reproductive justice, to voting rights, and more. Drawing from her decades-long experience in politics and her passion for addressing the intersections of race, justice, and culture, Reid delves into American politics as it unfolds. Of the impeccable balance of analysis, passion, and humor in her show, Reid shared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: “We try to have a little levity in the show. We try to have a little bit of a light heart in the show... because even when things are bad, you still need to smile.”

Sought after for media appearances as well as speaking engagements, Reid regularly receives rave reviews such as: "Joy-Ann was utter perfection on stage and really directed the conversation with nuance and ease to some fascinating places. It was such a delight to work with her." (Symphony Space) Recent media appearances and reporting includes:

5.17.2022  Joy Reid on "great replacement theory" referenced in Buffalo mass shooter’s apparent manifesto  |  MSNBC’s The ReidOut

5.3.2022  Joy Reid: A Giant Step Backwards For Women As Free People In America  |  MSNBC’s The ReidOut

2.8.2022  MSNBC’s Joy Reid on the fragile stage of our democracy: ‘We are already in decline’  |  Washington Post

1.26.2022  MSNBC’s Joy Reid: ‘The Ways In Which Our Democracy Is Crumbling...They Scare Me’  |  Forbes

1.26.2022  Negotiating With Joe Manchin Was A Strategic Mistake - Joy Reid On Biden's Legislative Woes  |  CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Watch Joy Reid’s keynote speech at Mercy College >>

<p>Joy Reid is the voice many turn to for facts they can be confident in, commentary that speaks to politics, culture, and race in America, and conversations that inspire change</p>

Joy Reid is the voice many turn to for facts they can be confident in, commentary that speaks to politics, culture, and race in America, and conversations that inspire change

The renowned political commentator and host of AM Joy on MSNBCJOY REID is celebrated for her no-nonsense, sharp commentary, and ability to go beyond the headlines to reveal what is truly at risk, and for whom. During these times, Joy is the voice many turn to for facts they can be confident in, commentary that speaks to politics, culture, and race in America, and conversations that inspire change. For this, she received The Front Page Award For Lifetime Achievement from The Newswoman's Club of New YorkBe it an in-person or virtual event, audiences rave, "Joy-Ann was utter perfection on stage and really directed the conversation with nuance and ease to some fascinating places. It was such a delight to work with her..." (Symphony Space), and "People simply loved [Joy]. She was great!" (Howard University). One of the top five most-tweeted journalists and commentators of a top news outlet, Reid provides timely, candid analysis on the top issues of the day. The Hollywood Reporter heralded Reid for her "ability to break down complex issues in a way that makes them digestible and accessible." That’s why every group that has her, loves her. 

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Joy-Ann Reid is a political analyst at MSNBC and host of "The ReidOut" She is the author of three books: Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide, We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama, which she co-edited with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, and her latest book: The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story -- published in the summer of 2019, which spent four weeks on the New York Times best-sellers list. Reid also co-hosts a podcast: Reid This-Reid That with veteran TV journalist Jacque Reid. She has worked in local and national TV news, as a talk radio producer and co-host, and as a press secretary during two presidential campaigns, including for Barack Obama's campaign in Florida in 2008. Her columns have appeared in multiple outlets including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Miami Herald, New York Magazine, and The Daily Beast.

Reid graduated from Harvard University in 1991 and was a 2003 Knight Center for Advanced Journalism fellow. She has received media awards from The Newswoman's Club of New York for the Front Page Award for Lifetime Achievement, Women’s Media Center, the National Action Network and the National Association of Black Journalists, and her work has been nominated for an Emmy Award, a GLAAD Media Award, and two NAACP Image Awards.