Meet Emmalyn Reid

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Emmalyn Reid is a passionate journalist and experienced television personality dedicated to sharing the stories of our local communities. Currently a Contributing Writer for Cape Wide News and Host of This Week on Martha’s Vineyard, Emmalyn thrives on producing quality pieces for both print and digital media.

As a Reporter, Emmalyn has covered a wide range of topics in both published written articles and on-camera live in the field. From sitting down with District Attorney Marian Ryan for a one-on-one interview, chasing the latest breaking news over her scanner or interviewing top New England athletes like Jason & Devon McCourty and Matt Grzelcyk at local charity events, she is always ready to take on the next new challenge. Educated at Lasell University on the outskirts of Boston, Emmalyn’s specific focus on Journalism and Media Writing has guided her pathway to becoming a published journalist and set the stage for her work as a multi-media journalist. In 2014, Emmalyn made her first on-camera debut as an Entertainment Reporter with a lifestyle show on NESN before starting work as a part-time Reporter at WMCT News in Marlborough in 2017 where she learned to shoot, edit, track and produce her own packages. In 2018, she was promoted to full-time Reporter & Anchor where she covered a wide range of stories from breaking hard news to investigative pieces and lighthearted pieces including travel, food & leisure.

As an Anchor and Talk Show Host, Emmalyn’s calm & professional presence and natural ability to improvise have made her a trusted face in Boston’s media industry. Outside of her former Anchor role at WMCT News, Emmalyn has also appeared on NESN’s Wicked Bites, helped to found and Co-Host The BosBabes Sports Show, and currently she is the Host of This Week on Martha’s Vineyard.

In her spare time, Emmalyn concentrates her efforts on spreading positive news and home decor tips via her blog, which can be found on this website. If you have a story idea you’d like to bring to Emmalyn’s attention, email emmalyn@emmalynreid.com.