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2013 The Root 100

MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall is taking her personal pain and channeling it into a new venture with Investigation Discovery.

  • Influence: 183.3
  • Reach: 13.22
  • Substance: 7.1
  • Media Mentions: 722
  • Internet Mentions: 261
  • Twitter Followers: 88
  • Tamron Hall

  • New host of Deadline: Crime With Tamron Hall on Investigation Discovery.
  • Job: MSNBC anchor
  • Sector: Entertainment/Media
  • Twitter: @tamronhall
  • Location: New York City
  • Age: 42
  • Bio:

    It wasn't hard singling out glamorous media maven Tamron Hall for accolades. The busy news anchor already had two high-profile jobs -- anchoring NewsNation with Tamron Hall on MSNBC and working as a substitute anchor for The Today Show -- but her third and latest ambitious gig comes from a deeply personal place. Launched this September, Hall now hosts Deadline: Crime With Tamron Hall on the cable channel Investigation Discovery. The idea for the show came from a place of loss for Hall, whose older sister Renate, a victim of domestic violence, was killed in 2004 in a case that to this day remains unsolved. On the new show, Hall is able to open up about the personal effect crime has on its victims and survivors.

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