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Tamala Edwards Profile
Tamala Edwards is an American co-anchor who is currently working at WPVI News. At the station, she co-anchors Action News Morning from 4 a.m. to 7 a.m. Additionally, she is a regular co-host of the Inside Story.
Tamala Edwards Age
Edwards is 52 years old as of 2023. She was born on 7th April 1971, in Georgia, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on the 7th of April every year.
Tamala Edwards Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Tamala Edwards Family
Edwards was born to Redick Edwards who is a senior vice president and her mother Edith Edwards who is a retired counselor in the financial aid department. She has siblings who she has not revealed their names, she was brought up in the United States alongside her siblings.
Tamala Edwards Husband
Tamala is married to her loving husband Rocco Alexander Lugrine, a pastry chef. They did their wedding on September 19, 2006, at the Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd in Philadelphia. Her husband is the son of Jadwiga Lugrine and Rocco T. Lugrine. She and her husband are the proud parents of two young sons, Rocco Alexander Edwards Lugrine, born on August 31, 2009, and Massimo John Edwards Lugrine, born on September 11, 2012.
The couple met each other when Tamala noticed an advertisement for a Valentine’s Day chocolate making at one of Rocco’s patisseries. After a few days, he asked her for dinner and since then, their relationship started. The wedding ceremony was held at the Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd along with their close friends and families.
In addition, their marriage ceremony was presided over by the famous Episcopal priest Rev. Robert C. Smith. Tamala and Rocco are blessed with two sons. Their first child named Rocco Alexander Edwards Lugrine was born in 2009 and their second child named Massimo John Ewards Lugrine was born in 2012. The couple is been together for fifteen years and there are no rumors regarding their divorce.
Tamala Edwards Career
Edwards Born in Georgia and raised in Texas, Edwards graduated from Stanford University with an honors Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations. Tamala and her husband are the proud parents of two young sons. Edwards joined 6abc in January 2005. She is the weekday co-anchor of Action News Mornings from 4 a.m. to 7 a.m. and is a regular co-host of Inside Story.
Conducting probing interviews with newsmakers like Governor Tom Corbett, Senator Bob Casey, Mayor Michael Nutter, and others, as well as moderating many election debates. Prior to joining 6abc, Edwards was the anchor of ABC’s World News Now, and World News This Morning. Prior to joining World News Now, she was an ABC News correspondent based in the network’s Washington, D.C. Bureau covering education, religion, and culture for World News Tonight and other ABC News programs.
She was an embedded reporter during the Iraq War, moving with the Air Force from Kuwait to Nasiriyah, Iraq. She joined ABC News as a White House correspondent in August 2001. Before coming to ABC, Edwards was a staff writer at TIME Magazine. During the 2000 presidential election, she covered Vice President Al Gore’s campaign. Former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.
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She was a panelist in the Apollo Theatre debate in New York between Gore and Bradley, and Edwards also participated in MTV’s “Choose or Lose” broadcasts. Ms. Edwards previously served as a correspondent in the Washington bureau of the Times from 1995-1997. Where she covered Bob Dole’s presidential campaign politics, society, and breaking news. Before coming to Washington in 1995, she worked for two years as a Time reporter in New York covering international news.
Ms. Edwards has written on a diverse number of topics including the cover story. Who Needs a Husband?” on the changing dynamics surrounding love and marriage. Additionally, she has written about House and Senate races, and the Reform Party. The fight over school funding in Vermont, and other highly charged political issues. Edwards has covered the business boom of college preparation and the growing importance of women in philanthropy.
The Supreme Court case of student-to-student sexual harassment, and the public debate over books on topics like modesty, race, and mental illness. She has written dispatches from the presidential campaign trail. And articles on the passage of the historic balanced budget and tax-cut bill. The stripping of home rule from the District of Columbia, and an account of former Chinese first lady Madame Chang’s return to Washington.
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While in New York at Time International from 1993 to 1995, she covered global issues from the reclamation of an ancient Jewish text in Bosnia. To the international expansion of MTV News to an international art-world ruckus over a group of Canadian prehistoric figurines. The Education Writers Association awarded Ms. Edwards first prize for her contribution to Time’s 1999 cover story, “What Makes a Good School.” In its August 2000 issue, Vogue magazine named her a journalist for “The Next Establishment.
Tamala Edwards Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at WPVI News.
Tamala Edwards Net Worth
Edwards has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as a Co-anchor.
Tamala Edwards Social Media Platforms
Edwards is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 26.9k followers on Twitter, 17k followers on Instagram, and 45k followers on Facebook.