About Joy-Ann Reid

Joy-Ann (“Joy”) Reid is the managing editor of TheGrio.com and an on-air contributor on MSNBC. She is also a political columnist for the Miami Herald and editor of the political blog The Reid Report. Joy has worked in television and radio news since 1998, including for WTVJ and Fox station WSVN. In addition to the Herald, her columns have appeared on Salon.com, TheGrio, CommonDreams.org, in the South Florida Sun Sentinel, and the South Florida Times. From 2006-2007 she produced and co-hosted “Wake Up South Florida,” the morning show for Radio One’s then-Miami affiliate WTPS, alongside 30-year radio veteran James T. Ms. Reid is a graduate of Harvard University, where she majored in visual arts with a concentration in documentary film, and a 2003 Knight Center for Specialized Journalism fellow. She has appeared as a political commentator on national and local television and radio, including MSNBC, CNBC, Miami PBS affiliate WPBT, on WTVJ/NBC 6, Britain’s Sky News and Miami radio stations Hot 105 and 103.5 The Beat. She and her husband are producing the documentary “The Fight Years” for WPBT in Miami.

Howard Morgan


theGRIO REPORT - On Tuesday, 61-year-old Howard Morgan will go before an Illinois appeals court, seeking the reversal of his conviction and 40-year sentence on attempted murder of the four police officers who shot him...
Marissa Alexander arrives in court on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at the Duval County Courthouse in Jacksonville, Fla. Judge James Daniel set a March 31, 2014 date for jury selection in the retrial of Alexander. Alexander is serving 20 years in prison for firing a shot at her estranged husband during an argument. Her case in Jacksonville has drawn attention and criticism aimed at mandatory-minimum sentencing laws.   (AP Photo/Florida Times-Union, Bruce Lipsky)

Marissa Alexander prosecutor risks 'bully' image

OPINION - Angela Corey clearly cares deeply about this case. But many people see Alexander as a victim of domestic violence, who tried to fight back, in a state where gun culture is king, but pro-gun laws are applied unevenly..
Rick Wade


theGRIO REPORT - Rick Wade says he doesn't consider himself the underdog in his upcoming run for U.S. Senate from South Carolina...