2011 The Root 100

Jesse J. Holland is an Associated Press reporter.

  • Influence: 55.9
  • Reach: 8.6
  • Substance: 6.5
  • Media Mentions: 245
  • Internet Mentions: 25000
  • Twitter Followers: 63
  • Jesse J. Holland

  • First African-American Supreme Court correspondent for the Associated Press.
  • Job: Reporter, Associated Press
  • Sector: Entertainment/Media
  • Twitter: @jessejholland
  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Age: 40
  • Bio: As the first African-American Supreme Court reporter for the Associated Press, Jesse J. Holland had a front-row seat when the first African-American president appointed the first Latina to the court. When Holland isn't reporting, he is also an author. In 2007 he penned Black Men Built the Capitol: Discovering African-American History in and Around Washington, D.C. Holland previously wrote about congressional legal affairs for the Associated Press and covered Statehouses in New York and South Carolina for the news cooperative.Visit his website, like his Facebook page and watch him on video.