Joy Reid's Wikipedia page provides information on her personal life, such as her nationality and birthplace. It also details facets of her career from 2000 to the present. Links to her personal Twitter and Facebook accounts are also available.
Joy-Ann Reid, professionally referred to as just Joy, was born Joy-Ann Lomena in 1970. Brooklyn-born and Denver-raised, she was the product of a Congolese father and Guyanese mother. She graduated from Harvard University as a film major in 1991 and served as the editor of a political blog called The Reid Report beginning in 2000. She went on to write political columns for The Miami Herald, was published in The South Florida Sun-Sentinel and the South Florida times and achieved a Knight Center for Specialized Journalism fellowship in 2003. Reid co-hosted WTPS's radio talk show "Wake Up South Florida" with James T. Thomas from 2006 to 2007.
Reid began hosting a cable news show for MSNBC in 2014 called "The Reid Report." It was later cancelled, and she became a national correspondent for the network. Reid also published "Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide" in 2015. As of 2015, she is working on a documentary that examines Miami's boxing scene in the 1950s and 1960s.
Reid lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Jason, who works for the Discovery Channel as a documentary film editor. They have three children together.