Tamron Hall Biography
Tamron Hall is an American broadcast journalist and television host. She was the former national news anchor for NBC News, day-side anchor for MSNBC, a host of the program MSNBC Live with Tamron Hall, and a co-host of Today’s Take, the third hour of Today. She’s the current host of Deadline: Crime on Investigation Discovery channel.
Tamron Hall anchors “NewsNation,” which airs weekdays from 11 a.m.-noon ET on MSNBC. “NewsNation,” which launched in 2010, features high profile interviews and in-depth coverage of the U.S. world and political news. “NewsNation” has covered countless important American milestones, including a live broadcast from Ground Zero after the death of Osama Bin Laden, where President Obama joined the families of 9/11 victims to mark the occasion.
“NewsNation” presented live coverage of major events including the final space shuttle launch from KSC in July 2011 and Hurricane Isaac in 2012. In her popular segments, “Gut Check” and “We Just Thought You Should Know,” Tamron encourages viewers to give their opinions on some of the most controversial stories in the news via Facebook and Twitter.
Besides her role at MSNBC, Tamron is a Co-host for the 9 a.m. hour of the “Today” show called “TODAY’S Take.” She has also hosted several special reports for MSNBC and NBC News, including “Making the Grade,” “Debating the Black Agenda,” several “Dateline” and “Rock Center” pieces, the 2012 London Olympics and “Education Nation: Teacher Town Hall,” which became nominated for an Emmy Award in 2011.
Tamron also served as correspondent of the NBC News special “The Inauguration of Barack Obama,” which won an Emmy for Outstanding Live Coverage in October 2010.
Prior to joining MSNBC in July 2007, Tamron spent 10 years at WFLD in Chicago, where she held several positions including general assignment reporter, consumer reporter and a host of the three-hour “Fox News in the Morning” program.
She also anchored the weekday mornings and served as a noon anchor. While at WFLD, Tamron covered several breaking news stories including one of Amtrak’s most devastating accidents in Illinois. She secured a one-on-one interview with Senator Barack Obama before he announced his run for the presidency.
Tamron was nominated for an Emmy for her consumer report segment, “The Bottom Line,” which she launched in 1999. Before joining WFLD, Tamron spent four years as a general assignment reporter at KTVT in Dallas. She began her broadcasting career at KBTX in Bryan, Texas, as a general assignment reporter.
Tamron is an award-winning journalist and was the recipient of Temple University’s prestigious Lew Klein Alumni in the Media award in 2010. Tamron is involved with several charitable organizations that strive to end homelessness and illiteracy, as well as others that fight domestic abuse.
She got recognition by Day One, a New York-based advocacy group for victims of domestic violence, for her work and support of their efforts.
She wrote a personal account of her sister’s death for the Grio.com in 2010, which garnered praise from several outlets for its honesty and attention to the often-overlooked issue of domestic and dating violence. Tamron is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
She is featured in several major publications and media outlets, including Ebony Magazine, Forbes, Uptown Magazine, Huffington Post, AOL Black Voices, Women’s Health, Marie Claire, and others.
Speaking of her educational level, Hall received her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Temple University.
In summer 2016, Investigation Discovery premiered a new special, Guns on Campus: Tamron Hall Investigates, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the tower shooting at the University of Texas at Austin. She will host her own syndicated talk show in collaboration with the Disney Corporation beginning in the fall of 2019.
Tamron Hall Age
She was born on the 16th of September 1970 and was raised in Luling, Texas, USA.
Tamron Hall Family
She is the daughter of Mary Newton. In 2004, her sister Renate was found beaten and bludgeoned to death, floating face down in the small backyard pool of her home in Houston, Texas. The crime came after years of relationships with abusive men. The two women were not blooded-related as Renate was the daughter of Hall’s stepdad. Renate was a mother of two.
Tamron Hall Husband | Boyfriend
Speaking of her personal life, Hall is believed to have dated a couple of men in the past, including Lawrence O’Donnell, who was MSNBC’s anchor back in 2012, though no one was abusive. Upon receiving fan-pressure with questions about her marriage, they were difficult questions for her to respond but she at long last answered them by replying, “I have a boyfriend now.
Now you have mixed feelings because you didn’t pick him, you haven’t approved of him.” As of now, her pregnancy was revealed that her mysterious boyfriend is Steven Greener, a music executive. Some online sources state that the duo might have tied the knot in early 2018.
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Tamron Hall Today Show
As of February 24, 2014, Hall was a co-anchor of Today’s Take, the show’s third hour with Natalie Morales, Al Roker and Willie Geist. On March 20, 2015, Today show episode, Hall mentioned that she has often checked into hotels under the pseudonym DJ Warm Cookies.
Hall is the first African American woman to co-anchor the Today show. On the day she signed the deal, she wore the jacket of American singer and civil rights activist Lena Horne, which she bought from her estate sale. Horne remains a primary inspiration to Hall.
In July 2013, annunciations that Hall would host another series, Deadline: Crime With Tamron Hall, on Investigation Discovery. The series debuted on September 1, 2013.
The weekly newsmagazine series features two crime occurrences per episode with Hall and her investigative team digging deeper to uncover details on why/how things happened within each case.
Tamron dedicates the series to her older sister, whose death was ruled a homicide in 2004 and remains unsolved. Hall’s team is diligent in their efforts, in and out of the studio, to retrieve information from as many reputable sources as in this one-hour program.
On February 1, 2017, NBC News and Hall released a joint statement confirming that Hall departed from NBC and MSNBC, as her contract with the former would expire by the end of the month. Where Is Tamron Hall
Investigation Discovery honcho Henry Schleiff celebrated the 10th anniversary of the network on Wednesday by ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ with ID stars Paula Zahn, Chris Hansen, and Tamron Hall.
He also took the opportunity to surprise the former “Today” co-host Hall with the announcement of her new deal at ID. Hall hosted “Deadline Crime” for the network from 2013 till 2017 when her contract ended.
A spokesperson for Investigation Discovery told Page Six: “It’s a new deal and the show will be in the same vein as ‘Deadline Crime.’ She’ll be taping all-new episodes. The show will start filming in 2018 for an air-date in 2019.”
Deadline Crime With Tamron Hall
Journalist Tamron Hall knows firsthand the effect of violent crime, as her older sister was a murder victim in a case that is still unsolved. In each one-hour episode, Hall joins by a core team of correspondents with knowledge of law enforcement, to go beyond the headlines and explore not only what happened, but why it happened.
Tamron Hall Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Tamron Hall Today Show Salary
Her salary was more than $700,000.