Jaison Bernard Manns, is an award winning journalist, youth track and field coach and co-president of the Black Gay Pride Alliance of New York. He was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and attended university in Detroit, Michigan before making New York City his home.
Jaison has worked for the world’s top news organizations including CNN and Fox. Currently, when he's not busy working at WNBC- News 4 New York, he is busy planning the largest annual black Gay Pride event in the Northeast. During his free time Jaison enjoys coaching a youth track and field team he founded, which grew from four athletes to more than 35 over the last several years.