PIX11’s 5, 6 & 10pm anchor, 8-time Emmy winner Tamsen Fadal brings viewers the events of the day, breaking news coverage and interviews on the stories that are making headlines in and around New York City. She has covered local, national and international stories including Hurricane Sandy, the Metro North train derailment, the Columbia Shuttle crash, the London bombings and the war on terror. In 2002, she traveled to Afghanistan and was embedded with the American troops during the war. Additionally, Fadal reported during Operation Enduring Freedom from Air Force bases in London and Germany.
Fadal was awarded a second best on-camera talent as a New Anchor/Host in 2016. She received 3 Emmys in 2015 and 3 Emmys in 2014,including one for on-camera achievement as a News Anchor/Host, Political News Special “Remembering Ed Koch” and Outstanding News Coverage at PIX11 News. In 2005 she was honored with an Emmy Award for her work as an Investigative Reporter.
She received a Broadcast Journalism award in 2004 by the National Air Disaster Foundation [NADF] post 9/11, for contributions leading to improved aviation safety. Tamsen was named the 2004 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award Recipient by the University of South Florida.
As a lover of theatre, she is the host of the Emmy-awarding Backstage on Broadway where she goes behind the scenes to find unique artists in the arts community. Fadal also serves as the executive producer and host of Broadway Profiles for The Broadway Channel, and is a regular contributor to Huffington Post and Daily Worth.
Born in Concord, Mass., Tamsen graduated from University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalist. She currently lives in New York City where she is learning to build websites and write code in her free time.