NEW YORK – February 24, 2014 – Tamron Hall has been named a co-host of “TODAY's Take,” the 9am hour of the TODAY show, joining fellow hosts Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Willie Geist. The announcement was made this morning on TODAY.
“We’re really excited to officially welcome Tamron into the TODAY
family,” said Don Nash, Executive Producer. “She brings wit, enthusiasm
and a keen sensibility to an all-around fantastic team, and I think
Tamron, Al, Natalie and Willie will have a lot of
fun together hosting the third hour.”
A regular fill-in host on TODAY, Hall has most recently interviewed Hugh
Jackman, Mariah Carey, and Instagram’s CEO Kevin Systrom for the
program. She has also been a familiar face in TODAY’s #OrangeRoom.
In addition to her role on TODAY, Hall is the anchor of MSNBC’s
“NewsNation” which launched in 2010. Hall joined MSNBC in 2007 and has
since hosted several special reports for MSNBC and NBC News, including
“Making the Grade;” “Debating the Black Agenda;” several
“Dateline” and “Rock Center with Brian Williams” pieces; the 2012
London Olympics; and “Education Nation: Teacher Town Hall,” which was
nominated for an Emmy Award in 2011. She 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. In addition, Hall is the host of Investigation Discovery’s
“Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall” and TLC’s “Sister Wives,” produced by
NBC News Peacock Productions.
Hall has been 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. She is a native
of Luling, Texas, and she holds a Bachelor
of the Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from Temple University.