Emmy-nominated journalist Monique Braxton joined the NBC10 in 2000. Prior to joining NBC10, Braxton was an anchor and correspondent with MSNBC. She also anchored NBC’s Sunrise and was a contributing correspondent for Nightly News Weekend.
Before joining MSNBC in 1998, Braxton was a freelance reporter at WBAL in Baltimore, Md. She was a weekday morning anchor in Washington, D.C. with NewsChannel 8 Cable Network. From 1989 to 1995, Braxton served as reporter and anchor/bureau chief for WAVY-NBC in Hampton Roads, Va.
Braxton graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcasting as well as a Master of Science in Media Management from Virginia Commonwealth University. She was awarded a Graduate Teaching Assistantship at VCU. She taught Broadcast Journalism at Virginia Union University and Virginia State University.
She is the recipient of numerous civic awards, and is active with many community organizations, including the African American Children’s Book Fair, Asthma Awareness programs, BEBASHI, Career Wardrobe, Family Care Solutions, Sickle Cell Community Advocacy Committee at CHOP, and the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund. She lives in Montgomery County with her family.