Tai Hernandez

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Tai Hernandez
BornBrooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Other namesTaina Hernandez
EthnicityPuerto Rican-American
EducationBrown University
Notable credit(s)Anchor and Correspondent
(ABC News)
Reporter WNYW
Spouse(s)James McShane
 
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Tai Hernandez
BornBrooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Other namesTaina Hernandez
EthnicityPuerto Rican-American
EducationBrown University
Notable credit(s)Anchor and Correspondent
(ABC News)
Reporter WNYW
Spouse(s)James McShane

Tai Hernandez is a reporter for WNYW and a former correspondent for ABC News. A native of the New York City borough of Brooklyn,[1] Hernandez joined ABC News in 2001 as a correspondent for NewsOne, ABC's affiliate news service. She anchored the overnight broadcast ABC World News Now from 2005–2007, and appeared regularly on Good Morning America and World News.

She has reported from the West Coast on a number of high-profile criminal cases, including the trials of Michael Jackson and Robert Blake, and the disappearance and murder of Laci Peterson in Modesto, California. Hernandez has also reported from the Middle East on the rising tensions in the region. She traveled to Guatemala to cover the medical progress of a pair of formerly conjoined twins.

As a NewsOne correspondent, Hernandez reported from Washington, D.C. and New York covering breaking news, including extensive post-September 11, 2001 coverage.

Before joining ABC News, Hernandez was a political reporter at NY1 News where she covered the 2000 United States Senate campaign of Hillary Clinton and the mayoralty of Rudy Giuliani. While at NY1 News, she covered the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and the aftermath. She also reported on the campaign of New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.

On December 18, 2007, Hernandez announced on the air that she was stepping down from her position on the ABC News morning team due to take some time off prior to giving birth to her second child.[2] Hernandez has been married to James "Jamie" McShane, a political producer for CNN in Los Angeles, since 2003.[3] She is an alum of Hunter College High School and Brown University.

Since 2010, Hernandez is a reporter for FOX Network television station WNYW in New York City and has anchored the station's morning show Good Day New York and the weekend newscast as sub-anchor.[4]

References

  1. ^ Taina Hernandez from www.abcmedianet.com
  2. ^ Taina Hernandez Says Goodbye from www.mediabistro.com 18 December 2007
  3. ^ New York Times Weddings: Taina Hernandez, James McShane
  4. ^ Profile: Tai Hernandez from www.myfoxny.com

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