Joy-Ann Reid is a political analyst at MSNBC and host of “AM Joy,” which airs Saturdays and Sundays from 10 A.M. ET to noon ET. She is the author of the book
Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide (William Morrow/Harper Collins 2015),
the co-editor, with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, of We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama
(Bloomsbury, 2016) and a columnist for The Daily Beast.
Her columns and articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, the Miami Herald, New York Magazine and other publications.
She currently teaches a course in “race, gender and media” at Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Communications’ New York City annex.
Reid is the former managing editor of TheGrio.com, a site exploring issues of importance to African-Americans, and the former host of The Reid Report, a daily news program on MSNBC. She has previously worked in local TV news, as a talk radio producer and host, and
in politics as a Florida press secretary for America Coming Together (2004) and a Florida press aide for the Barack Obama campaign (2008).
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