Monique Braxton is a reporter for NBC10 News. You can see Monique reporting during weekdays and weekends on NBC10.
Monique joined NBC 10 in 2000, and anchored the station’s weekend evening newscasts through 2004. Her exclusive interviews and compelling coverage of breaking news have made her one of Philadelphia's most respected journalists.
Monique has covered a number of memorable stories, including Pope Francis’s visit to Philadelphia, the most recent presidential campaign along with the campaigns of Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Monique has also covered the Eagles, 76ers and the Phillies. Recently, she has made guest appearances on The Steve Harvey Show and IVERSON- a documentary about the life of NBA basketball great Allen Iverson.
A Mid-Atlantic Emmy award winner and PABJ’s 2013 Journalist of the Year, Monique has been recognized throughout her career not only for her journalistic accomplishments but for being an active member of the community. She received the Community Service Award for Journalism from the Philadelphia Club of the Frontiers International. She also received the Women of Substance and Style Award from the Joan Shepp Boutique. In 2013, Monique received the Leon Sullivan Center’s HOPE Award for reporting inspiring stories on hope for humanity. A Philadelphia City Council resolution recognized her 11 years of dedication hosting the African American Children's Book Fair. In 2011, she was the recipient of the Philadelphia Tuskegee Alumni Association’s Excellence in Journalism Award. She also received the Delta Sigma Theta Service Award, was named one of the NAACP's 100 Influential Black Women in Philadelphia, and the American Women's Heritage Society proclaimed her a 'Mover and Shaker.'
Prior to joining NBC10, Monique was an anchor and correspondent with MSNBC where she covered the Clinton scandal and impeachment. She also anchored Sunrise on NBC and was a contributing correspondent for Nightly News Weekend. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcasting from Virginia Commonwealth University, and was awarded a graduate assistantship toward her Master of Science degree in Media Management.
When Monique is not reporting the news, she enjoys cheering on her sons at sporting events, listening to music, and experiencing different cultures while traveling
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