Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds and Bishop Owens with Senator Hillary Clinton at the White House
Dr. Barbara Reynolds meets with President Clinton at the White House
Dr. Barbara Reynolds and other journalist on BusCapade across America during the launch of USA Today
Dr. Barbara Reynolds, President and Barbara Bush, Calvin Rolark at the Music Awards pre-party
Dr. Barbara Reynolds meets with Dr. Nikki Giovanni
BIO SKETCH FOR REV. DR. BARBARA A. REYNOLDS
The Reverend Dr. Barbara A. Reynolds is an award- winning journalist, author and has appeared on such major television shows as the "Oprah Winfrey Show," "Politically Incorrect," "C-Span", "CNN and Co.
is also heard every Saturday on XM satellite radio on her
own signature show called, "Reynolds Rap.
She has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist/writer with some of the major media institutions in America, such as Ebony magazine, Essence Magazine, The Chicago Tribune and she was an editorial board member and columnist with USA Today for more than 13 years.
Today she is a religion columnist for the National Newspaper Publishers Association, which reports a readership of 10 million.
Born in Columbus, OH, she received her BA in journalism from The Ohio State University, her Masters Degree from Howard University School of Divinity in 1992 and her Doctorate in Ministry from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH in 1998.
She also has been awarded honorary doctorates in humane letters from Shenandoah University and her alma mater, Ohio State University.
Dr. Reynolds is also a consultant to several major universities and public officials on media strategies and served in that capacity on the OJ Simpson Trial for NBC television.
has preached in many churches and for many denominations across the United States.
In 1997, she
became one of the first African American female ministers asked to serve as Chaplain of the Week at Chautauqua Institution
, a Christian resort center where presidents from Harry Truman to Bill Clinton have vacationed in that meditative spiritual setting.
In 2005, she
was the speaker for the 89th Annual Convocation of the Howard University School of Divinity
As a professor, Dr. Reynolds has held the Jessie Ball Dupont Chair in Journalism at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA and was a Freedom Forum Scholar for the 1998 school year in journalism at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee and has taught Contemporary Issues: The role of Faith and Spirituality in American Journalism and Mass Media at the Howard University School of Communications.
Presently she teaches prophetic ministry at the Howard University School of Divinity and the Black Presence in the Bible at the Calvary Bible Institute, where she serves on the board of directors.
is the recipient of many honors.
They include the Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Justice Award, the 1999 Journalist of the Year Award from the National Association of Black Journalists, Outstanding Achievement Award from the Columbia University (Missouri) School of Journalism and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University where she studied constitutional law.