News personality Joy Reid was born in 1960. As of 2015, she resides in Brooklyn and is married to Jason Reid. Joy Reid is a 1991 college graduate of Harvard University, where she studied film and specialized journalism.
Reid hosted MSNBC's "The Reid Report" from 2014 to 2015. Previously, she was a talk radio producer and host for Radio One. She has had articles and columns published in the Miami Herald, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the South Florida Times and Salon. In 2015, Reid worked on producing a documentary called "The Fight Years," covering the sport of boxing during the 1950s and 1960s in Miami.