Jacque Reid

Jacque Reid

 New York City, New York, USA

Recently featured on the VH1 Reality Show “Let’s Talk About Pep, “ news journalist and TV personality Jacque Reid is much more than just a pretty face. Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Jacque graduated from Clark Atlanta University with a B.A. in Print Journalism, and has a M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University, Jacque has gone on to become one of the most prominent women in the media. She has made appearances on the BET Nightly News, CNN Headline News, Larry King Live, and th


National television and radio personality Jacque Reid has built her career on keeping the world informed. The Atlanta native is widely recognized for her role as anchor of BET's acclaimed Nightly News. While there, she became one of the most celebrated journalists in the network's history, along with Ed Gordon and TavisSmiley. The fan base she garnered from the show continues to grow, despite its demise.

Most recently Jacque was heard as the former co-host of the Steve Harvey and Friends Morning Show team, along with comedians Steve Harvey and Nephew Tommy. Based in New York, the Premiere Radio Networks nationally syndicated daily airs in over 20 markets expanding and growing Jacque Reid's popularity. While on the show, some standouts include her creation of, 'Jacque's Jewels', a segment thathonored everyday working women seeking to improve their lives and those around them. She also sponsored a "Girls Night Out" where select fans accompanied Jacque to see legendary group New Edition perform in concert and meet & greet the artists
backstage. Jacque hosted as MC for the evening, introducing New Edition to the sold out New York crowd. Jacque Reid loves her fans and shows her appreciation whenever she can.

A graduate of Clark Atlanta University with a B.A. in Print Journalism, Jacque went on to receive a M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University. With a strong academic foundation behind her, and solid experience in all media markets, Jacque has embarked on a path which has allowed her to become a formidable voice within the industry. Her unique ability to reach across all demographics to diverse audiences, has paved the way for one on one interviews with today's countless newsmakers and trendsetters.

Jacque has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience in her field with stints as an anchor and correspondent for CBS and NBC affiliates, as well as breaking Headline News from the anchor desk at CNN. She has transcended from news reporting to hosting to producing thought provoking content. Having luminaries in her interview chair such as President George W. Bush and former President Bill Clinton to Reverend Al Sharpton, Senator Barack Obama, athlete Muhammad Ali, and entertainers such as Tom Cruise, Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Beyonce, James Brown to name a few; Jacque is known and respected for her sharp interviewing skills and
easy demeanor.

Reporting from the convention floor, she served as Special Correspondent and Commentator for CNN's Larry King Live covering the 2004 Republican National Convention. In addition, she joined Larry King as a special guest alongside former Senator Bob Dole and former Governor of NY, Mario Cuomo. At the Democratic National Convention she represented BET where she enabled young people to express their political opinions with guests Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, and music and fashion moguls, Russell Simmons and Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs among
others. Jacque continues to serve as a special correspondent on BET in addition to fill-in anchor positions with both CBS and ABC News.

Maintaining a strong commitment to service, Jacque is passionate about women's issues and her community. She is highly sought after to speak at Universities and civic organizations around the country. Jacque is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Christian Cultural Center in New York, and the New York Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., with whom she has organized events including a panel discussion on the role of African-Americans in theater at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Jacque has served on various boards of including Talbot's Scholarship Board, which provides
funding to young women attending college and Uplift Jamaica, a non-profit organization which provides medical coverage and technology to Jamaican residents in need.

Always one to diversify her portfolio, Jacque made her acting debut in the Showtime series, Soul Food. She has since appeared in the critically acclaimed stage production of The Vagina Monologues at The Apollo Theater. Jacque was a principal in the star studded cast, which featured Kerry Washington, Zo‘ Saldana, Alysia Reiner and Michelle Williams (Destiny's Child). The celebrity performance benefited Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) which empowers and provides specialized services to young women in violent or abusive situations. The show also celebrated VDay, the global grass roots movement to end violence against women and girls.

A visionary with astute business acumen, Jacque has expanded her skills to incorporate Jacque Reid Productions (JRP), her entrepreneurial advent. In 2005, JRP executive produced the BET Red Carpet Special premiere presentation of the Sony Pictures feature, The Gospel. Presently, JRP is creating and exploring a variety of production outlets including unrivaled video electronic press kits and long and short news documentaries. Jacque is a