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Sharon Reed is an actress, producer, and Emmy Award-winning host known for her thought-provoking interview style and engaging on-screen presence. Whether sitting opposite a celebrity or newsmaker, she has an uncanny ability to get them to open up and share intimate and often difficult details. Sharon’s style seamlessly blends her proven news chops with compassion and even spot-on humor. That authentic blend has helped her land many exclusives ..and establish herself as a premier talent. As a producer on TV One’s “Uncensored” series, she has facilitated intimate conversations with A-list talent. In his most candid interview to date, singer Donnie McClurkin unpacked difficulties from his past and opened up about his sexuality. Jeezy provided context about a common bond that drew him to his now-wife Jeannie Mai. Raven-Symoné gave insight into her childhood trauma.
Eric Benet detailed a life-altering tragedy and revealed the reason behind his public answer to Jay Z’s hit “Kill Jay Z.” Swizz Beatz corrected the record about how his relationship with singer Alicia Keys began. And Lisa Leslie revealed heartfelt details of her years-long true friendship with NBA legend Kobe Bryant. At Black News Channel – Sharon helped the startup network establish emerging loyalty on weekday mornings. “Start Your Day with Sharon & Mike” delivered a diverse presentation of news, entertainment, politics, and pop culture. All of it with perspective and a point of view. Her effortless versatility as a host allowed her to pivot between interviews with Whoopi Goldberg ..Representative Jim Clyburn ..and Dr. Anthony Fauci ..to breaking news events such as the condo collapse in South Florida ..the January 6th Insurrection ..and live hearings of Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. Sharon has scored acting roles in numerous hit shows – including “PValley,” “All the Queen’s Men,” “Dynasty,” and “She Hulk: Attorney at Law.” She appeared in multiple episodes of “Young Rock” and “Ambitions” as well as their season finales.
Sharon’s background includes substantial work as a news anchor and correspondent in Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia, St Louis, and Cleveland. She began her journalism career on the nationally syndicated program “American Journal” right after college. Her time as a primary evening anchor in Atlanta included co-hosting the station’s widely-admired coverage of Super Bowl LIII week. In addition, she landed an exclusive “exit interview” with the outgoing embattled Mayor of Atlanta Kasim Reed. Audiences came to depend on her crisp storytelling and engaging live reports ..as well as her ability to recognize the importance of everyday connections.
She has moderated political debates and hosted town halls on gun violence and justice reform. Her commitment to sports journalism is also noted, working as both an NBA and NFL sideline reporter ..and a talk radio host. Her strength in navigating access with teams while protecting her responsibilities to the audience has been on display during some of the biggest sports stories in recent memory. On the evening Lebron James bolted Cleveland for Miami, Sharon was able to get to former Browns owner Art Modell in minutes. Her hour-long “live” interview with the longstanding nemesis of local fans made national headlines. Organic viral moments are also chronicled in her professional journey. Sharon’s report on artist Spencer Tunick remains the most-watched newscast in station history.
She was invited to be a guest on “Letterman” to unpack her first-person chronicling of the nude installation. And her “Clap Back” at a racist viewer was chronicled on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.” Sharon is a graduate of Georgetown University and holds a Master’s Degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
– IMDb Mini Biography By: Gregg Willinger
A contributor with The Young Turks, Sharon is a frequent guest co-host across the network. She is also the fill-in host for Dr. Rashad Richey on the hit show ‘Indisputable.” Her commentary, sitting opposite Dr. Richey, has spurred social media viral moments again and again. She is also a ‘Rebel HQ’ contributor on TYT’s sister network.
– IMDb Mini Biography By: Sharon Reed
Sharon is the host of “Real Sharon Reed” on In The Black Network, which debuted in October 2023. She tackles current events and topics of interest to her audience, offering commentary on a variety of issues. She also interviews notable guests, such as NFL reporter Jim Trotter, former OH Senator Nina Turner, and Governor Josh Shapiro of Pennsylvania. New episodes of RSR drop weekly and can be viewed on demand by downloading ITBN. #Geniusiscommon #Genius #SharonReed