Tamala Edwards

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Tamala Edwards

TAMALA EDWARDS joined 6abc in January 2005. She is the weekday co-anchor of Action News Mornings from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. and a regular co-host of Inside Story. Prior to joining 6abc, Edwards was the anchor of ABC’s World News Now and World News This Morning. Before that, she was an ABC News correspondent based in the network’s Washington, D.C. bureau. Before coming to ABC, she was a staff writer at TIME Magazine. Edwards has written on diverse topics including the cover story “Who Needs a Husband?” about the changing dynamics surrounding love and marriage. She has also written about House and Senate races, the Reform Party, the fight over school funding in Vermont, and other highly charged political issues. The Education Writers Association awarded 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” and in November 2000 she was featured in Folio magazine’s 30 Under 30 list. Born in Georgia and raised in Texas, Edwards graduated from Stanford University with an honors BA in international relations. @tamedwards6abc

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