December 4, 1970
|Education||University of South Florida|
|Years active||1989 - present|
|Relatives||Shannon Elizabeth (cousin)|
Tamsen Fadal is a Lebanese-American television personality, 4-time Emmy awarding winning journalist, author and entrepreneur who is the 5pm and 10pm anchor on the WPIX News, Tribune's flagship station in New York City. Previously, she anchored the PIX11 Morning News and a lifestyle segment called Totally Tamsen for WPIX in New York City. Fadal is the host of the nationally syndicated show about Broadway, Broadway Profiles.
Fadal, is the co-author of the books, Why Hasn't He Called?, published by McGraw-Hill; her second book, Why Hasn't He Proposed?, was published in January 2009.
She was awarded 3 Emmys in 2014 including one for On-Camera Achievement (News Anchor/Host) from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), Political News Special "Remembering Ed Koch" and Outstanding News Coverage at PIX11 News as well as an Emmy in 2005 for her work as an Investigative Reporter.
Fadal is active with Susan G. Komen of Greater New York after having lost her mother to the disease when she was young. She also serves on the Shining Service Worldwide Advisory Board helping returning women veterans and their children in New York and is active with United Cerebral Palsy of New York City.
Fadal began her broadcasting career as a morning anchor for WHNZ Radio in Tampa, Florida shortly after graduating from the University of South Florida in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. In 2002, she traveled to Afghanistan with the American troops reporting on the war. She was also sent to Air Force bases in London and Germany to report on local troops during Operation Enduring Freedom. Prior to that, Fadal reported for WPGH-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, WFTV in Orlando, Florida and WOWK-TV in Charleston, West Virginia and KYW-TV in Philadelphia doing investigative journalism. In 2004, she joined WCBS in New York City, and she joined WPIX on March 24, 2008, reporting for the Morning News five days a week, covering breaking news as well as feature stories.
Along with Fadal's Emmy wins, she was also awarded a Broadcast Journalism award in 2004 by the National Air Disaster Foundation [NADF] post-9/11, for contributions leading to improved aviation safety. Fadal was named the University of South Florida Outstanding Young Alumnus of 2004, University of South Florida AlumNews, October 2004. and is the recipient of the Associated Press Award for Best Enterprise Reporting.
Fadal co-starred in the 2009 reality series, "Matched In Manhattan" on Lifetime (TV Network) as a dating coach and stylist to clients. Fadal was the co-host of the wedding show "Say I Do, NYC" and the digital show "On The White Carpet" for NYC.gov in 2010. Fadal also appeared regularly on the syndicated television show Better where she co-hosts a segment on relationships from 2008-2012.
In addition, Fadal has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The CBS Early Show, Tyra Banks and The Nate Berkus Show. She is also called upon as an celebrity expert for the Bio Channel and A&E Celebrity Specials.
By Tamsen Fadal
•Why Hasn't He Called? (2007) ISBN 007154609X
•Why Hasn't He Proposed? (2008) ISBN 0071614966
Fadal is active in the fight against breast cancer. After losing her mother to the disease in 1990, she continues to be involved with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Fadal resides in Manhattan.
Fadal was married to love coach Matt Titus (his second marriage, her first) from 2007 to 2012. She filed for divorce in mid-2012, amidst rumors of his adultery, although the ostensible reason for their divorce was that "they simply found out they were better business partners than romantic partners". Her tell-all book regarding the relationship and subsequent divorce, The New Single, is due to be published by St. Martin’s Press in May 2015.
- Totally Tamsen at WPIX
- "Tamsen Fadal joins WPIX". TVNewsTalk.net. 2008-03-21.
- "Emmy-Winner Among USF 2004 Alumni Award Recipients Honored During Homecoming"
- NY PIX Morning News Blog: PIX Family Feast: Tamsen Fadal & Her Cousin.
- NY Times Vows, October 28, 2007: "Tamsen Fadal and Matt Titus"
- NY Post Page Six, May 17, 2012: "‘Love’ turning ugly"
- Daily Mail, May 16, 2012: "TV 'Love Consultants' Tamsen Fadal and Matt Titus to divorce after four years of marriage"
- NY Post Page Six, May 16, 2012: "TV ‘Love’ experts splitting"
- NY Post Page Six, May 12, 2014: "PIX 11 anchor to pen book on messy divorce"
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