Judith Falloon Reid is a missionary at heart whose free spirit has led her into the lives and homes of many hurting people as a ministry worker, writer and speaker. Professionally, she is a marketing consultant with over 30 years experience.
Born and raised in Jamaica, Judith is the founder of Independent VoYces Literary Fair, a founding member of Jamaica Drums 4 Peace movement and is the host of the weekly Gospel television show, Gospel Rhythms which airs on FLOW TV. She is an active volunteer for the Jamaica Youth for Christ, where along with her husband, Michael Brown, they facilitate the drama ministry.
Judith and Michael own BarriVision Productions. She is the executive producer of four television shows, some airing locally and others overseas, Where in JA is Dry Lan’ Touris’, My LiKKle Food Spot, and Gospel Rhythms.
Judith is the author of four books:
Here's a Hundred Dollars...Buy Yourself a Life
Aaah-Inspiring Antarctica. A Ajamaican on Ice
Time & Seasons: A Layman’s Guide to Overcoming Tragedy, Xulon Press ©2003
Full Circle: Reclaiming Your Faith, Wingspan Press ©2007.
She has authored several Christian plays and monologues which have been performed to audiences in both South Florida and Jamaica including:
Just Another Friday
And on the Third Day
Through My Eyes
A Black Man Looks Back
I Was There
She served as the local St. Ann correspondent and frequently wrote opinion columns for The Gleaner in the early nineties under the pseudonym Rosie Clark. She was also a frequent contributor to the Tourist Guide and Vacationer, no longer in publication. She published the first walking guide to Ocho Rios in 1992.
She migrated to South Florida in 1994 with her two children and founded the Christian Churches Monthly Magazine which published from 1998-2006. She established and directed ByHisWord Outreach Ministries, a multi-faceted outreach ministry in South Florida and ByHisWord Theatre Company, a youth outreach that used the arts as a ministry tool. These ministries led missions to various parts of Florida and the Bahamas. While in Florida, Judith wrote for several travel publications and a weekly column for the South Florida Times Newspaper for several months until returning home to Jamaica in 2009.
In 2010 she established the Independent VoYces Literary Fair.