Audrey Pulvar, Barbara Black Hannah, Belva Davis, Black women in journalism, Her Side, historical Black women, Jayne Kennedy, List, Nadia Crow, Oprah Winfrey, Race, tamron hall -

10 Incredible Black Women Who Were the First to Break Down Racial Barriers in Journalism

Audrey Pulvar, Barbara Black Hannah, Belva Davis, Black women in journalism, Her Side, historical Black women, Jayne Kennedy, List, Nadia Crow, Oprah Winfrey, Race, tamron hall -

10 Incredible Black Women Who Were the First to Break Down Racial Barriers in Journalism

Tamron Hall

 

Tamron Hall, the First Black Woman to Co-Anchor ‘Today’ Show

It took quite a few years for the Today show to welcome its first Black co-host, but when they finally made that decision in 2014 they knew exactly who to call. Hall said her late father always insisted she would make history one day, and this was the moment Hall proved him right.

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Oprah Winfrey, the First Black Anchor for Nashville’s WTVF-TV

She’s known as a media mogul today as she continues to take over the industry with magazines, book clubs, television networks and so much more. Before she was one of the richest Black women in America, however, she started by becoming the youngest person and the first Black woman to anchor Nashville’s WTVF-TV when she was only 19 years old.


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