What is a short bio of Tamron Hall?


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As of 2015, Tamron Hall is an anchor for the news-related show, "NewsNation", that broadcasts on MSNBC. She also hosts the segment "TODAY'S Take" on the "Today" show and is known to host special reports for MSNBC and NBC News.

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Hall attended Temple University to earn her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism. Her first job in the broadcasting arena was in Bryan, Texas at local station KBTX as a general assignment reporter. In 1997, Hall made the move to the windy city of Chicago to begin what would become a 10-year tenure at WFLD-TV. At WFLD-TV, Hall held many titles, including general assignment reporter and consumer reporter. She also anchored "Fox News in the Morning" during this time before eventually leaving in 2007 to join cable station MSNBC.

Hall has been the recipient of multiple awards and nominations throughout her dedicated career. Her first nomination in 1999 was for a consumer report segment called “The Bottom Line,” in which she stood to win an Emmy. Hall did win an Emmy in 2010 for her inaugural coverage of Barack Obama for NBC. Also in 2010, Hall was awarded the Lew Klein Alumni in the Media award from Temple University. She earned another Emmy nomination in 2011 for her segment “Education Nation: Teacher Town Hall."

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