Award-Winning Journalist Tamron Hall Is Returning To Daytime TV And Bringing All Her Black Girl Magic With Her
August 08, 2018 · BOTWC Staff
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Award-winning journalist, Tamron Hall, is making her way back to daytime television- this time with her very own show.
Hall has signed a deal with Disney-ABC to develop a syndicated daytime talk show, reports Deadline. In a statement, she explained that the show will be "unconventional, fun, intimate and sometimes even raw."
"My new partners appreciate and respect the relationship I’ve built with my audience and know that if we create television worth watching, they’ll join us for the ride. I'm so grateful and excited for this next chapter. The landing makes the leap of faith so worth it."
#TamCam coming in a few but first, thank you #TeamTamron. For over a year, you kept supporting my efforts. This is our next chapter, one we’ll write together! 💜 I’m so thrilled to partner with Disney|ABC to create a daytime television show that’s unconventional, fun, intimate and sometimes even raw. My new partners appreciate and respect the relationship I’ve built with my audience and know that if we create television worth watching, they’ll join us for the ride. I’m so grateful and excited for this next chapter. The landing makes the leap of faith so worth it!
Previously, Hall worked at WFLD in Chicago for 10 years, then went on to become an anchor for "MSNBC Live." By 2014, she made history as the first African American woman to co-anchor the "Today" show. She's hosted Investigation Discovery’s "Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall" since 2013.
"We are incredibly excited to partner with Tamron and look forward to bringing a fresh, new daytime talk show to stations across the country that will showcase her enormous talent and dynamic personality," Janice Marinelli, president, Global Content Sales and Distribution, Direct-to-Consumer and International of The Walt Disney Company told Deadline.
William Burton, senior vice president of ABC Daytime, added: "Tamron's wealth of experience and unique perspective is needed in today’s daytime landscape. We look forward to developing a daily destination showcasing her spirit, boundless enthusiasm and powerful ability to engage with viewers.”
Congratulations, Tamron! Thank you for continuing to use your platform to be an inspiration to us all.
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