Tamala Edwards

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Tamala Edwards
Born Tamala Monique Edwards
(1971-04-07) April 7, 1971 (age 46)
Georgia, U.S.
Education B.A., Stanford University
Years active 1993 - present
Title Channel 6 Action News Anchor
Website http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/bio?section=resources/inside_station/newsteam&id=5771852 Channel 6 Action News Bio

Tamala Monique Edwards (born April 7, 1971) is an American television news anchor and reporter.

She began her journalism career as a correspondent for Time magazine in 1993, eventually working in the Washington, D.C. bureau. In August 2001, she came to work for ABC News as a White House correspondent, later moving on to be a Washington D.C.-based general correspondent appearing on World News Tonight and Good Morning America.

Edwards also anchored two ABC News newscasts, World News Now and World News This Morning and discovered a bit of a cult following as several other World News Now anchors have.

In 2005, she moved to ABC owned and operated station WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she currently is the weekday morning Action News anchor and a feature reporter.

Edwards married Rocco Lugrine, executive pastry chef of Le Bec Fin, on September 19, 2006. They became first-time parents on August 31, 2009, when Tamala gave birth to a boy, Rocco Alexander Edwards Lugrine. Ms. Edwards gave birth to another boy, Massimo John Edwards Lugrine, on September 11, 2012.[1]

Her parents are Edith and Redick Edwards, who live in Houston, Texas.


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