Honoring the Memory of her Sister, Tamron Hall Works to Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence

Jun 19, 2017 12:30 PM ET

Tamron Hall is an award-winning journalist and host of Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall on Investigation Discovery, where she takes an in-depth look at complex and compelling crimes that have shocked the nation. She was previously a co-host of the third hour of NBC’s Today Show and anchor of MSNBC Live with Tamron Hall. In 2015, Tamron received the Edward R. Murrow Award for Reporting: Hard News in Network Television, recognizing her segment on domestic violence as part of Today’s “Shine A Light” series.

She is involved with several charitable organizations that strive to end homelessness and illiteracy, and is a passionate advocate for victims of domestic violence. After her sister, Renate, was killed, Tamron wanted to help raise awareness about domestic violence. Working with Safe Horizon, an organization that provides assistance to victims, Tamron launched The Tamron ♥ Renate Fund to honor the memory of her sister and to help victims and families affected by domestic violence.

We sat down with Tamron to learn more about her work, and what inspires her to serve.

Read the full story on the Points of Light blog.