Whitney Reynolds news background and passion for people have been combined to create a talk show that is making a difference. She wanted to create a show that not only informs people, but impacts lives across Chicago-land & nationwide.
The Whitney Reynolds Show is that show, one committed to having fun, inspiring millions and making a difference one topic at a time. After only a year airing as an online, The Whitney Reynolds Show was picked up by NBC Chicago to play weekly on NBC Nonstop.
In 2012 The Whitney Reynolds Show made major format changes, which included a move to PBS, WTTW & WTTW Prime. In 2014 the show landed a weekly spot on WYCC-Chicago and WQPT-The Quad Cities, both top 100 PBS markets.
Originally from Durant, Oklahoma, Whitney has worked as the Morning Anchor in Oklahoma and Texas, as well as lived in New York City in the early 2000's while interning at the morning show giant, Good Morning America.
Whitney graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Communications. She currently lives in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood with her husband David & dog, Puffy.
MISSION: The Whitney Reynolds Show is dedicated to provoking positive change through tough topics.
ABOUT: Emmy nominated Whitney Reynolds' news background and passion for people have been combined to create a show that is changing the world of talk TV. She produces a program that is dedicated to tough topics, inspiring viewers and provoking positive change. The Whitney Reynolds Show educates, motivates and makes a difference, one topic at a time. What started as an online talk show, the program gained momentum quickly and moved to NBC within its first year. In 2012 the show made strategic changes, which included a move to PBS Stations in Chicagoland and The Quad Cities. The Whitney Reynolds Show is currently in season nine and just released it's first book, "Beyond The Interview, A 52 Week Guide of Inspiration."
The mission however, doesn’t stop with her program. Whitney also has segments on iHeart Radio, WCIU’s The Jam and a column in every Chicago Woman Magazine. On each of these platforms she is using her voice to create positive change through media.
Originally from Oklahoma, she's learned how to combine southern charm with big city hustle. Her motto is: If the door closes, there's always a window. Whitney graduated from Baylor University in three years and then moved to New York to intern for Good Morning America. Post GMA, she was a morning anchor in both Oklahoma and Texas. She has since planted her roots in Chicago and lives in the Lakeview neighborhood with her husband David and twins.
AWARDS & HONORS:
- Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Achievement for Interview Programming
- Central Advisory Council Member, Dress For Success Worldwide
- Female Leader Of The Year 2018, I'm Possible Conference
- Humanitarian Honoree, FAHF Awards
- Illinois International Pageant, Judge
- REI Oklahoma, Keynote Speaker
- Baylor University Dallas Alumni Association, Motivational Speaker
- American Foundation For Suicide Prevention, Keynote Speaker
- United Way Women's Leadership Summit, Motivational Speaker