Tamala Edwards Bio, Age, Height, WPVI-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Tamala Edwards Bio, Wiki

Tamala Edwards is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for WPVI-TV/6abc News serving the station as a weekday co-anchor of Action News Mornings from 4 a.m to 7 a.m. She also works as a regular co-host of Inside Story. Edwards has been working with this station since January 2005. 

Tamala Edwards Age

Edwards is 51 years old as of 2022. She was born on the 7th of April 1971 in Georgia, United States. .

Tamala Edwards Height

She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Tamala Edwards Education

Edwards attended Bellaire High School where she studied between 1985 and 1989. The Texas native is a proud graduate of Stanford University. There, she graduated with honors and obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations. There, she studied between 1989 and 1993.

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Tamala Edwards Career

Edwards works for 6abc News/WPVI-TV in Philadelphia where she serves the station as a weekday co-anchor for the Action News Mornings. She is also a co-host of Inside Story where she conducts probing interviews with newsmakers. Among the newsmakers, he has had interviews with include Senator Bob Casey, Governor Tom Corbett, and Mayor Michael Nutter, and moderated many election debates.

Prior to joining the WPVI-TV News team, he was working as an anchor for ABC’s World News Now, and World News This Morning. He has also previously worked for World News Now where she was working for ABC News correspondent based in the network’s Washington, D.C., bureau. There he was covering education, culture, and religion for World News Tonight and other ABC News programs.

Asides from this, she was an embedded reporter during the Iraq War when she moved with the Air Force from Kuwait to Nasiriyah, Iraq. Prior to joining ABC News, he was working as a White House correspondent in the month of August 2001.

Prior to moving to ABC News, he was working as a staff writer for TIME Magazine. During the 2000 presidential election, she was privileged to cover Vice President Al Gore’s campaign and former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Asides from this, she has also been a panelist in the Apollo Theatre debate in New York between Gore Bradley, and Edwards. They also participated in MTV’s “Choose or Loose” broadcasts.

She has also previously worked as a correspondent in the Washington bureau for the Times between 1995 and 1997. Edwards also covered Bob Dole’s presidential campaign politics, breaking news, and society. Previously, she has also worked for Times Reporter in New York where she was covering international news.

She has also written on a diverse number of topics which include the cover story, “Who Needs a Husband?” on the changing dynamics surrounding love and marriage. Asides from this, she has written about House and Senate races, the fight over school funding in Vermont, the Reform Party, and other highly charged political issues.

Tamala has also covered the Supreme Court case of student-to-student sexual harassment, the business boom of college preparation, the public debate over books on topics like modesty, race, and mental illness, and the growing importance of women in philanthropy.

Asides from this, she has written dispatches from the presidential campaign trail and articles on the passage of the historic balanced budget and tax-cut bill, an account of former Chinese first lady Madame Chang’s return to Washington, and the stripping of home rule from the District of Columbia.

When she was working in New York at Time International between 1993 and 1995, she covered global issues that range from the reclamation of an ancient Jewish text in Bosnia to the International expansion of MTV News and an international art-world ruckus over a group of Canadian prehistoric figurines.

She was awarded the Education Writers Association Ms. Edwards first prize for her contribution to Time’s 1999 order to cover the story, “What Makes a Good School.” During the August 2000 issue, Vogue Magazine named her a journalist for “The Next Establishment.” The month of November 2000 saw her being featured in Folio magazine’s “30 Under 30” list.

Tamala Edwards WPVI-TV

Edwards works with WPVI-TV where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jim Gardner
  2. Rick William
  3. Cecily Tynan
  4. Ducis Rodgers
  5. Sharrie Williams
  6. Alicia Vitarelli
  7. Adam Joseph
  8. Sarah Bloomquist
  9. Brian Taff
  10. Christie Ileto
  11. Karen Rogers
  12. Matt O’Donnell
  13. Walter Perez
  14. Gray Hall
  15. Nydia Han

Tamala Edwards Net Worth

In Edwards’ career as an Anchor/ Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Tamala Edwards Salary

She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Tamala Edwards Parents and Siblings

Edwards was born in Georgia and raised in Texas to her loving and caring parents, Edith Edwards and Redick Edwards. Her father happens to be the vice president and a commercial account manager for the bank of America in Houston whereas her mother is a retired counselor at the University of Houston in the department of financial aid. Her parents reside in Houston, Texas.

Tamala Edwards Husband/ Spouse

Edwards is married to her husband, Rocco Lugrine who happens to be a culinary instructor and an Ambassador dor Barry-Callebaut. He is also an executive pastry chef at Le Bec Fin. They met at one of Rocco’s patisseries after Tamala spotted an advert for Valentine’s Day chocolate making where she was later asked out by Rocco after a few days. The duo tied knots on the 19th of September 2006. He is a proud graduate of The Restaurant School qat Walnut Hill College where he graduated in the year 1993.

Tamala Edwards Kids

Edwards and her husband are proud parents to their two sons. Her first son, Rocco Alexander Edwards Lugrine was born on the 31st of August 2009. On the other hand, her second-born son, Massimo John Edwards Lugrine who was born on the 11th of September 2012.

Tamala Edwards Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 26.9K followers, around 45K followers on her Facebook page, and about 17.2K followers on her Instagram account.