Who is Tom Llamas? Wiki, Biography, Age, Net Worth
Tom Llamas is an American journalist who is the weekend anchor for World News Tonight on the American Broadcasting Company, he has won multiple Emmy Awards for his reporting, as well as two Edward R. Murrow awards. He will reportedly shortly leave ABC News for rival NBC News.
He began his broadcasting career in 2000 with the NBC News Specials Unit and moved to MSNBC where he worked from 2000 to 2005 and covered mostly politics. After that he moved to NBC’s WTVJ in Miami. He then moved to New York and joined WNBC and NBC News in 2009 as general-assignment reporter.
In September 2014, he moved to ABC News as a New York-based correspondent and substituted for David Muir on ABC World News Tonight over the Christmas 2014 period. In 2015, he became the Sunday anchor of ABC World News Tonight. He became the sole weekend anchor in January 2017. Prior to that, he used to rotate with fellow anchor Cecilia Vega before she became a White House correspondent.
During the 2016 U.S. Presidential Campaign, he spent the year reporting on the Republican candidates. He criticized the use by Jeb Bush and Donald Trump of the term “anchor baby” and was called a “sleaze” by Trump after questioning him about the amount of money he had donated to charity.
In January 2021, it was reported that he would leave ABC News and return to NBC News.
He has won several awards including an Emmy Award for “Best Anchor” and “Best Hard News Story” and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for WNBC-TV’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy. His first Emmy was awarded in 2008 for his reporting as the first TV journalist to work on a human smuggling interdiction at sea with the U.S. Coast Guard. He won an Emmy Award in 2013 for his coverage of Hurricane Irene.
He attended The Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in Miami. He is a graduate of Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was a member of the LA Gamma chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon. He received bachelor’s degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Drama and Speech which he completed in May 2001.
Tom Llamas Age
He was born on July 2, 1979 in Miami, Florida, United States.
Tom Llamas Wife
He is married to his wife, Jennifer Llamas, a fellow journalist.
Tom Llamas Children
He has three children, two girls and a boy.
Tom Llamas Nationality
He is of American nationality.
Tom Llamas Instagram
Tom Llamas’s Instagram account,https://www.instagram.com/tomllamasabc/ has over 28k followers and his bio states, ABC News Anchor/Chief National Affairs Correspondent variety.com/2020/tv/news/spacex-elon-musk-abc-news-national-geographic-disney-