Award-winning TV presenter Tamron Hall is a lady who knows her onions when it comes to reporting and so far, her attention has been drawn to domestic violence which she has over the years, been able to synthesize the public on. Here’s an in-depth look at this talented lady’s bio, romantic affairs, family issues, and net worth.
Tamron Hall Bio, Age
The presenter was born on September 16, 1970, in Luling, Texas where she was raised by her mother Mary Newton and stepfather Clarence Newton Sr. whom Tamron truly loves and she credits her pursuit of a career in journalism to him as he was her main motivator. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Temple University and upon graduation, she started her career as an assignment reporter at KBTX in Byan, Texas then moved to KTVT which is a CBS TV station.
In 1997, she started working for WFLD-TV, a TV station owned by Fox which was located in Chicago, Illinois where she reported on issues pertaining to local politics. She also anchored ‘Fox News in the Morning’ which was a 3-hour program and reported on numerous ‘Breaking news’ stories among which was the Amtrak train accident in 1999. She started her own report segment in 1999 that was titled ‘The Bottom Line which has its focused on consumer reports and she was known to have held several other positions at the station before her departure there in 2007.
Tamron Hall MSNBC Career
The high-profile reporter who has become a TV sensation landed a job with the popular MSNBC news network in 2007 where she is known to have gained further prominence in her capacity as a general reporter and anchor. In 2008, she hosted Barack Obama in a one-on-one interview before he announced his intent to run for the presidency. She was also a co-host with presenter David Shuster on the program ‘The Big Picture which was a 2-hour program that ran from June 2009 to January 2010.
In 2010, Tamron was the host of ‘News Nation with Tamron Hall’ which was aired during the week and it covered global news, entertainment news in addition to interviews with high-profile persons. The zealous reporter even covered live news in New York City from Ground Zero after the death of the terrorist Osama Bin Laden was made public. She was also the news correspondent for NBC for the program ‘The Inauguration of Barack Obama’ that was aired in October 2010. Tamron is notable for covering news like the final space shuttle launch in 2011, and Hurricane Isaac in 2012, and by September 2013, she was the host of the news series ‘Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall’ aired on Investigation Discovery.
As her fame and expertise kept rising, Tamron was assigned the host of the NBC program ‘Today’ in 2014, which made her the first African-American woman to co-host the program.
Tamron Hall’s Departure From MSNBC
In February 2017, news spread of the presenter’s resignation from MSNBC and NBC news. It was shocking to learn that Tamron would leave the NBC family after working with them for about a decade now. Sources have it that she had a legitimate reason to leave as she found out that the length of her program was being cut by an hour in order to make room for a new show and she was about to lose the position as co-host for the Today program. These changes did not go down well with the presenter and in spite of the pay raise alongside attractive incentives offered to her, she decided to quit.
By July 2017, Tamron paired up with Harvey Weinstein, owner of The Weinstein Company and co-owner of Miramax, which is a film production company. She is also set to make a comeback show in 2018 in which she will serve as host but she has not shared the title of the show yet.
Does Tamron Hall Have A Boyfriend Or Husband?
The beautiful presenter is one known to guard her private life and keep it out of the prying eyes of the public. However, sources have it for sure that she is not yet married and is quite sceptical when it comes to the issue but she has a boyfriend named Lawrence O’Donnell who was her fellow MSNBC news anchor and he is the host of ‘The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell’.
The Journalist’s View Of Children
Tamron who is in her 40’s now revealed in a TV interview that though one does not just become caring when one has a child, being a parent sure has its way of enhancing the need to care. She went further to say that aging takes its toll on women, especially career women and the work system is getting more tedious by the day which makes it even impossible to incorporate parenthood at a certain point. When she was asked what she would have done differently if she could go back to her 20s, the presenter made it known that she would have had a kid then. For her, delaying parenthood only makes it harder to be a parent but unfortunately, not every woman would buy her idea as women tend to be pursuing the career and forgetting the consequences of their choices.
What Happened To Tamron Hall’s Sister?
Tamron had a sister by the name of Renate who came to a tragic end in 2004 as she was murdered and prior to that, she has been a victim of domestic violence in the hands of abusive partners. The culprit as of now is still not found and it has been a big burden on the Hall family. The presenter even believed her dad died out of heartbreak over the loss of his daughter.
This incident has also shaped Tamron’s life drastically and has even influenced her career as she keeps coming out to talk to women about abusive relationships and the right steps to take to tackle them.
The TV Star’s Salary, Net Worth
The high-profile media personality is living way above average as sources have it that she has a net worth of about $5.5 million and an estimated salary of $720,000 annually.