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.

President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the launch of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces and the first federal government shutdown in 17 years as he's joined by Americans who will benefit from the Affordable Care Act in the Rose Garden of the White House October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. House Republicans and Senate Democrats continue to volley legislation back and forth as they battle over a budget to keep the government running and delaying or defunding 'Obamacare.' (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

5 reasons Republicans fear 'Obamacare'

OPINION - In some ways, conservatives' die-hard opposition to the law they derisively named 'Obamacare' (a name picked up by Democrats and even the president), is entirely rational...
TheGrio.com's Joy-Ann Reid explains the goverment shutdown (Video still via Hassan Washington/theGrio.com)

theGrio's Joy Reid explains the government shutdown

theGRIO VIDEO - We've heard a lot recently about the (increasingly strong) possibility of a federal government shutdown, which technically, would take place tonight at midnight, with the effects rolling out over time...
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Obama's former faith outreach director tells all

theGRIO Q&A - TheGrio's Joy-Ann Reid caught up with Dubois during the Congressional Black Caucus' Annual Legislative Conference, and talked about his new venture, and his thoughts about the role faith has played in President Obama's political life...
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Marlon Brown wife: 'No doubt' cop car killed him

theGRIO REPORT - Krystal Brown says she has no doubt her ex-husband, Marlon Brown, was killed by the police car that struck him, despite a medical examiner's report that raises doubts about whether the car hit him at all...