Talesha Reynolds is PBS NewHour’s senior content and special projects producer. Reynolds joined the NewsHour in 2021 after eight years at NBC News where she produced investigative, feature and breaking news pieces for NBC Nightly News, the Today Show, and NBCNews.com while based in the Washington bureau. In addition to supporting the nightly broadcast, Reynolds manages various multi-platform projects as well.
During her tenure with NBC News, Reynolds helped manage the network’s Washington internship program, mentoring student participants as they navigated the starts of their careers. Prior to NBC, she spent 13 years at ABC News, producing for Good Morning America and Nightline. In 2004 she was an embed reporter with the Joe Lieberman presidential campaign. In 2001, she was with ABC where she worked on a Nightline-Frontline collaborative documentary on the Clinton administration.
Reynolds is a graduate of Stanford University and grew up in Houston.
Talesha’s Recent Stories
Nation Nov 23How some school districts are coping with staff shortages, other pandemic disruptions
Public schools across the U.S. are taking a break for Thanksgiving after a more traditional fall semester that saw students largely back in their classes in person. But many teachers and staff did not return this year, causing a shortage…
Nation Nov 23New documentary highlights plight of missing Black women and why their cases go ignored
A third of the almost 300,000 U.S. girls and women reported missing in 2020 were Black. That's according to the National Crime Information Center. Yet those cases are often marginalized or ignored by law enforcement and national media. Now, a…
Nation Oct 15Missouri city honors Black doctor whose land was taken decades ago through eminent domain
Historically, urban renewal and eminent domain have separated hundreds of thousands of African Americans from their property and locked them out of generational wealth. But a newly dedicated park outside St. Louis, Missouri is one of the latest attempts to…