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After filling in for several hosts and appearing on the network numerous times since 2011, The Grio’s Joy Reid will be getting her own show on MSNBC. Beginning February 24, Reid will host the 2 p.m. slot, Monday through Friday, tacking politics and news of the day. The move makes Reid the third Black woman in MSNBC’s lineup alongside Tamron Hall, Melissa Harris-Perry, and Karen Finney.

The Grio reports:

In a statement released by MSNBC President Phil Griffin, it has been confirmed that Reid will anchor the 2 p.m. eastern time hour, Monday through Friday, beginning on February 24.

Griffin also detailed the launch date of Ronan Farrow’s new show, which will air at 1 p.m. on weekdays starting on the same date. Farrow, the son of actress Mia Farrow, has been in the news regarding his addition to the MSNBC daytime roster for several weeks.

“Ronan and Joy are two of the most thoughtful and impressive journalists out there and I’m excited for what they will bring to the early afternoons,” Griffin said.

Joy-Ann Reid is a veteran journalist with over fifteen years experience. She is the Managing Editor of The Grio, and runs the politic blog The Reid Report. 

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  • Nikesha

    So what time is Tamron’s show News Nation moving to. She’s currently doing the 7 p.m. hour

  • mary burrell

    I like Joy Reid I was impressed with her when she stood in for Melissa-Harris- Perry. She did an excellent job.

  • Joy Reid is a brilliant woman and deserves to have her own show. She’s put in the work and it’s her time.

    Btw. can we just enjoy this awesomeness and not talk about skin color? Ok thanks.

    • Anthony

      I don’t see mentioning colorism as a negative. Joy Reid is so brilliant that she is succeeding despite not fitting into the boxes that commercial TV tries to put women of color in.

    • The colorism discussion detracts from the great news. I don’t care what side of the issue you are on.

    • Tsaun

      I agree yardy! It seems Anthony is obsessed with colorism…..

    • Anthony

      I may but wrong, but i believe that this thread is the first time I ever mentioned colorism on Clutch.

  • Tsaun

    Go Joy!!! Love her;-)