PBS NewsHour Names Talesha Reynolds Senior Content and Special Projects Producer

ARLINGTON, VA (March 9, 2021) — PBS NewsHour executive producer Sara Just today named Talesha Reynolds the nightly news broadcast’s senior content and special projects producer. Reynolds joins the NewsHour from NBC News where for the last eight years she produced investigative, feature and breaking news pieces for NBC Nightly News, the Today Show, and NBCNews.com while based in the Washington bureau. Her first day will be Monday, March 15, 2021.

“I’m delighted that Talesha Reynolds will join our team to help support our flagship nightly broadcast as well as drive projects across platforms,” said Just. “Her outstanding news judgment and dedication to mentoring the next generation of journalists are enormous assets.”

Reynolds added, “I am thrilled to be joining a team whose work I hold in such high esteem. I can’t wait to get started.”

For several years during her tenure with NBC News, Reynolds helped managed 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 Lieberman campaign. In 2001, she was with ABC on a Nightline-Frontline collaborative documentary on the Clinton administration.

Reynolds is a graduate of Stanford University and grew up in Houston.

Media Contact: Nick Massella, Senior Director of Brand Strategy and Communications, nmassella@newshour.org