Tamron Hall Biography
Tamron Hall is an American broadcast journalist and television host. She was the former national news anchor for NBC News and a day-side anchor for MSNBC. She also served as the host of the program MSNBC Live with Tamron Hall and a co-host of Today’s Take, the third hour of Today.
Tamron is the anchor of “NewsNation,” a weekday MSNBC show airing from 11 a.m. to noon ET. The show launched in 2010, is known for its high-profile interviews and comprehensive coverage of U.S. and global political news.
“NewsNation” has covered significant American events, including a live broadcast from Ground Zero following the death of Osama Bin Laden, where President Obama joined 9/11 victims’ families to commemorate the occasion.
In addition to her role on MSNBC, Tamron co-hosts the 9 a.m. hour of the “Today” show, called “TODAY’s Take.” She has hosted numerous special reports for MSNBC and NBC News, such as “Making the Grade,” “Debating the Black Agenda,” several pieces for “Dateline” and “Rock Center,” coverage of the 2012 London Olympics, and “Education Nation: Teacher Town Hall,” which received an Emmy Award nomination in 2011.
Tamron was also a correspondent for the NBC News special “The Inauguration of Barack Obama,” which won an Emmy for Outstanding Live Coverage in October 2010. Before joining MSNBC in July 2007, she spent a decade at WFLD in Chicago, where she held various positions, including general assignment reporter, consumer reporter, and host of the three-hour “Fox News in the Morning” program.
Tamron anchored weekday mornings and served as a noon anchor at WFLD. During her time there, she covered breaking news stories, including a major Amtrak accident in Illinois and conducted a one-on-one interview with Senator Barack Obama before he announced his presidential run.
Tamron’s reporting segment “The Bottom Line,” which she launched in 1999, earned her an Emmy nomination for consumer reporting. Prior to her tenure at WFLD, Tamron spent four years as a general assignment reporter at KTVT in Dallas and began her broadcasting career at KBTX in Bryan, Texas.
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Tamron Hall Age
Tamron Hall is 52 years old as of 2023. She was born on September 16, 1970, and was raised in Luling, Texas, USA. She celebrates her birthday on September 16.
Tamron Hall Height
Tamron stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 (1.70m) inches with moderate weight. She appears to be quite tall in stature if her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by.
Tamron Hall’s Family | Sister
Tamron 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 blood-related as Renate was the daughter of Hall’s stepdad. Renate was a mother of two. Speaking of her educational level, Hall received her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Temple University.
Tamron Hall Husband
Tamron Hall is married to her husband Steve Greener. The couple got married back in March 2019 and is the mother of his baby called Moses. Tamron welcomed her first baby with Steve Greener in April 2019. Tamron kept her pregnancy a secret until roughly a month before she delivered.
Her Husband’s Age
Tamron’s husband Steve Greener is 55 years old as of 2022, he was born on June 26, 1967, in the United States. He also celebrates his birthday on June 26th each year. Greener will be 53 years old on June 28, 2020.
Tamron Hall Today Show
Tamron Hall co-anchored the third hour of the “Today” show until February 24, 2014, alongside Natalie Morales, Al Roker, and Willie Geist. During her time on the show, she occasionally used the pseudonym DJ Warm Cookies when checking into hotels.
Tamron made history as the first African-American woman to co-anchor the “Today” show. She signed the deal wearing a jacket that once belonged to American singer and civil rights activist Lena Horne, who continues to inspire her.
In July 2013, it was announced that Tamron would host “Deadline: Crime With Tamron Hall” on Investigation Discovery. This weekly newsmagazine series delves into two crime cases per episode, with Tamron and her investigative team working diligently to uncover the details behind each case. Tamron’s dedication to the series stems from her older sister’s unsolved homicide in 2004.
On February 1, 2017, Tamron Hall left NBC and MSNBC as her contract was set to expire at the end of the month. Subsequently, she signed a new deal with Investigation Discovery to continue hosting shows in a similar vein to “Deadline: Crime.” The new episodes were slated to begin filming in 2018 for an air date in 2019.
Deadline Crime With Tamron Hall
Tamron 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 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
Tamron Hall has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2023. She has amassed this amount from her career as a TV personality for MSNBC and other networks.
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