Tamsen Fadal is a well-known television newscaster. She is a common face on television presentation shows, and is the recurring news anchor on the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 10 pm newscasts on Pix 11 News. Her shows have led to multiple awards for her, including three Emmys. Apart from being a news anchor, she is also an author of three books, and an entrepreneur.

Early Life and Beginning of Career

Tamsen Fadal is of Lebanese origin. She was born on December 4, 1970 in Massachusetts in the city of Concord. She lost her mother to breast cancer at an early age in 1990. Since then she has been actively involved in campaigning against the disease. She is cousin of the actress Shannon Elizabeth, with whom she also has a business venture that deals in jewelry.

Quite early in her career, she appeared as an extra on hit Broadway shows. She worked in Chicago, Rock of Ages, and In the Heights. She also appeared briefly in the TV series Matched in Manhattan. Since then, she has not appeared in any TV shows apart from her news anchoring stints.

As a News Anchor

Tamsen Fadal’s news anchoring career began in 2010 on Pix 11’s Morning News. Her biography appeared in the show named Biography in 2009. Soon after, in 2010, Pix 11 picked her up for the 5 pm and 10 pm news telecasts. Since then, she has established herself as a popular news anchor known for her unique way of delivering news in an entertaining manner complete with facts.

As an Author

There are three books to Tamsen Fadal’s credit, all of them non-fiction bestsellers. Her first book was Why Hasn’t He Called? It was followed up by Why Hasn’t He Proposed? Her current book, which is born out of her own divorce experience is The New Single. In all three books, Fadal writes to women who are going through relationship troubles and how they can cope with their respective situations. Her books have cemented her reputation as a celeb personality.

Personal Life

Fadal was briefly married to the relationship expert Matt Titus. She divorced her husband of five years in 2012 and since then she has been single.

Awards and Recognition

Most of Tamsen Fadal’s awards and recognition have come from her hugely popular stint as a TV news reporter. In both 2014 and 2015, she won three Emmys. Her prizewinning works include her reportage on the Metro-North Train Derailment, Hurricane Sandy, and the political news show Remembering Ed Koch. She also won an Emmy in 2005 as a recognition for her investigative reporting.

She is popularly searched name on the Internet as well, and is well-known as one of the most beautiful women on television. Her hairstyles and dresses have been widely imitated by fashion-conscious women.

Social Work

Among her large body of social work, Fadal’s campaigning for breast cancer awareness features prominently. Along with this, she is associated with a few other social service organizations, most notable among them being Shining Service Worldwide and United Cerebral Palsy. She is also active with a group called Best Buddies International that helps people with intellectual disabilities make friends with one another.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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