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Tamsen Fadal is the co-anchor of the PIX11 News at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. in New York City. She joined the PIX11 News Team in the spring of 2008.

Since arriving at PIX11, Tamsen has anchored the station’s coverage of some of the most important breaking news stories in New York and the world, including the 2017 terror attack in SoHo, the election of 2016, Superstorm Sandy, the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, the Eric Garner case and protests, and the visit of Pope Francis.

An eight-time Emmy Award winner, Tamsen’s career has taken her to the front lines of the War on Terror. In 2002, she traveled to Afghanistan where she was embedded with U.S. troops during Operation Enduring Freedom. During her time as a reporter, Tamsen was on the scene covering several other major stories, including the 2005 London bombings, and the 2003 Columbia Space Shuttle disaster. Prior to moving to New York, Tamsen anchored and reported in Philadelphia and Orlando.

Tamsen lost her mother to breast cancer in 1990 and has been a long-time advocate for breast cancer awareness, educating women and their families about the disease. She is proud to be involved with several charitable organizations, including the Avon 39 Walk to End Breast Cancer. She also serves on the boards of several non-profit agencies,including ADAPT Community Network, Best Buddies of New York and Shining Service Women’s Veterans Association. She works closely with SHARE Cancer Support, North Shore Animal League America and Ackerman Institute for the Family.

A Lebanese-American, Tamsen is passionate about empowering women, writing three self-help books. Her latest, “The New Single: Finding, Fixing and Falling Back In Love With Yourself” (St. Martin’s Press 2015), seeks to help women emerge from a big life change with confidence, grace and a recipe for self-care.

Tamsen is the executive producer and host of “Broadway Profiles” for The Broadway Channel, which also airs on PIX11. A longtime theater fan, Tamsen made her Broadway debut in “Chicago The Musical” in January 2010, followed by on-stage appearances in Broadway’s “In the Heights” and “Rock of Ages.”

Born in Concord, Mass., Tamsen grew up in Albany, N.Y., and South Texas, and graduated from University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. She currently lives in New York City with her Chihuahua, Matsen.


Recent Articles
  • In upper Manhattan, Hurricane Maria survivors find some of what they lost in Puerto Rico

    NEW YORK —Joann Garcia’s story is one of many. “We were devastated in New York because we have so much family there and we didn’t know about anything with anybody,” Garcia said. Since Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, she says all she could do was pray until she got word about the condition of her loved ones, including her 77-year-old aunt Maria Santana, who is legally blind. “It was a horrible, horrible, horrible condition. The trees were […]

  • Annual ADAPT Community Network Santa Project to honor children with disabilities, volunteers who help them

    PIX11’s Tamsen Fadal will co-host the eighth Annual ADAPT Community Network Santa Project Party. See her talk about this year’s festivities.

  • Composer Danny Elfman brings ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ to Barclays

    NEW YORK — You know his music from television, the movies and, now, the stage. “It’s a very complicated thing, playing the entire score song live, in sync, with the movie at the same time but we are going to do it,” Danny Elfman said. Award-winning composer Danny Elfman is taking The Nightmare Before Christmas live to stage for the first time in New York. It’s one of his many collaborations with director Tim Burton. “Jack Skellington is very close to […]

  • The female forces behind Refinery29

    NEW YORK — It started out as just an idea between four friends. Now 12 years later, Refinery29 is the leading digital media company with a focus on women. I got to tour their open concept work space in lower Manhattan that accommodates most of Refinery’s 450 employees. The media company also has offices in L.A., London and Berlin. Co-founders Christene Barberich and Piera Gelardi met while working in print publishing. “I think the focus of women’s media was much different than it […]

  • Lifelong theater friends create new theater company to give back to the arts

    LONG ISLAND — Oh the things you can think, if you’re willing to try….. “This was last year, 2016. All of us had been friends for many many years. We all kind of found each other doing community theater. We all had gone into different careers, but we always loved performing,” said Jason Klein. Fast forward, 20 years. Many of them married with kids — and still friends. The bond that theater created never died. “It started via text as […]

  • Meet the woman behind the Bowery Mural

    Jessica Goldman Srebnick is a born and bred New Yorker. Growing up in the city that never sleeps, one of the things she learned is the diversity and importance of good art. Couple that with her background in the family real estate business and you have the force behind the beloved “Bowery Mural.” “Keith Haring the famous street artist painted this wall in 1982 and my family bought this property and we’ve been curating it ever since,” Goldman Srebnick said. […]

  • Long Island mom’s fights to make sure her cafe-with-a-cause succeeds

    She is a mom with a mission to make sure her café that supports her cause stays a success. “I am a mom of two children with autism. Brittany is now 20, Logan is 18. They’re both considered non-verbal. Both kids were diagnosed within 2 years of each other and I was just devastated,” Stacey Wohl said. As her kids grew older, she realized she needed to give them a life with purpose and to get them involved in their […]

  • Meet the woman behind the iconic NYC bakery Amy’s Bread

    From the moment you enter, you can smell the deliciousness of Amy’s Bread. For the past 25 years, Amy Scherber has stuck to her mission of creating a “neighborhood” bakery that sells foods that are as good as they look. But don’t let that corner-store-feel fool you. She’s grown Amy’s Bread into a New York City institution that employs nearly 200 people and delivers to hundreds of wholesale customers on a daily basis. “Right now we’re shaping baguettine rolls. Hundreds […]

  • Doctor who beat breast cancer creates online support system for other survivors

    Sept. 26, 2012 will forever be etched in the mind of Dr. Keri Chiappino. It was the day she found out that after years of heartache and disappointment, she was finally going to be a mom. It was also the same day she learned she had breast cancer. “I was on my way to actually pick up my adopted daughter. The birth mom had gone into labor and I had gotten the news. We’re driving on the LIE to JFK, and I get […]

  • Actress Bebe Neuwirth keeps inspiring

    She has been a force in our homes since wowing us as Lillith on the hit show “Cheers.” A role Bebe Neuwirth never had on her radar. “I was doing Sweet Charity on Broadway and I had an offer to do this little part on cheers. They wanted to bring me on as a semi regular and oddly enough it was a really hard decision because all I wanted to do was dance on Broadway,” said Neuwirth. It was her father who […]