2010 Alumni Hall of Fame Honoree

Anchor, MSNBC

Tamron Hall anchors MSNBC Live and can also be seen on NBC News as a correspondent and newsreader for The Today Show and Weekend Today. In addition, she served as co-host of a 2009 Dateline series titled “You Might Be Rich.”

Prior to joining MSNBC in July 2007, Hall spent to years al WFLD in Chicago, where she held a number of positions including general assignment reporter, consumer reporter, and most recently, 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, Hall covered several breaking news stories including one of Amtrak’s most devastating accidents in Illinois, and she secured a one-on-one interview with Barack Obama shortly before he announced his run for the presidency. Hall was nominated for an Emmy for her consumer report segment, “The Bottom Line,” which she launched in 1999. Before joining WFLD, Hall 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.

Hall received a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism from Temple University. She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Hall is also very involved in charitable organizations that help women fight abuse and organizations that work to end illiteracy. A native of Luling, Texas, she currently lives in Manhattan.