Tom Llamas Bio | Wiki
Tom Llamas (Full name: Thomas Edward Llamas) is an American journalist who worked at ABC News as a weekend anchor for World News Tonight on the American Broadcasting Company. He left ABC on Jan 31, 2021, with some reports from New York Post and Variety indicating Llamas was headed to NBC News, but no move has been announced.
He joined ABC News in September 2014 working as an anchor and correspondent while reporting for all ABC News programs and platforms. Previously, Tom at WNBC-NBC4 in New York serving as an investigative reporter and anchor of the 5 p.m newscast. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in both Broadcast Journalism and Drama and Speech. Tom then enrolled in the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies to complete a program that focused on Raul Castro and Cuban-American Voters.
Tom Llamas Age
He was born on July 2, 1979, in Miami Florida, United States. Tom is 41 years old. He celebrates his birthday on July 2 every year.
Tom Llamas Height
He is quite tall in stature. Tom’s height is 6 ft 2 in (Approx. 1.88 m).
Tom Llamas Family | Parents
Tom was born to Cuban immigrants parents who fled the island in the 1960s as political refugees. however, there is much available information in regard to his parents or siblings.
Tom Llamas Wife
He is married to his beloved wife Jennifer Llamas who is also a journalist currently working at MSNBC as the Senior Producer of MSNBC’s News Nation. The couple tied the knot in June 2006 and has been happily married since then. Tom and Jennifer are proud parents to three children, two daughters named Malena and Juliette, and one son named Tomas.
The couple welcomed their first-child, Malena on March 14, 2013, followed by the second child Juliette on December 17, 2015. On October 13, 2017, Tom and Jennifer welcomed their third and youngest child named Tomas.
Tom Llamas High School
He attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in Miami where he graduated from and later joined Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Tom Llamas ABC
Tom was working for ABC News as a weekend anchor for World News Tonight on the American Broadcasting Company, since 2014. His career journey began in 2000 where he worked with the NBC Special Unit and later moved to work for MSNBC as a political campaign reporter from 2000 to 2005 covering mostly politics. During his first two years at MSNBC, Tom covered the war with Afghanistan and the September 11 attacks.
He then moved to WTVJ/NBC6 in Miami where he worked as a reporter. During his stay at the station, Tom covered eight Hurricanes. He then moved to New York and joined NBC4 News in 2009 serving as a general-assignment reporter. Tom then joined ABC News in September 2014 working as an anchor and correspondent while reporting for all ABC News programs and platforms. He became the Sunday anchor of “ABC World News Tonight” in 2015 and in January 2017, he became a sole weekend anchor. Throughout the 2016 U.S Presidential Campaign, Tom spent the whole year reporting on the Republican candidate.
Some Journalists working for ABC News include:
Bill Ritter – Anchor
Sam Ryan – Anchor
Lee Goldberg – Chief Meteorology
Maggie Rulli – Foreign Correspondent
Amy Freeze– Meteorology
Darla Miles – General Assignment reporter
Jory Rand – General Assignment Reporter
Alex Mcadams – General Assignment Reporter
Tom Llamas Leaving ABC
On Sunday, January 31, 2021, after serving as the weekend anchor of World News Tonight since 2014, Tom signed off from ABC News. Tom had a few words for his viewers before leaving the network:
“This will be my last broadcast at ABC News,” he said. “So first, thank you. Over the years it has been a pleasure spending the weekends together. It has been an honor to work here. I am the son of immigrants, and because of that, I have never taken for granted the opportunity or the responsibility to sit at this desk and bring you the truth.”
Tom has been a part of ABC News for several years, and his departure came as a shock to many. One viewer wrote:
“Have become so accustomed to seeing Tom Llamas on ABC news that at times you forget that change is inevitable. Change is something we all have a hard time dealing with. For Tom, I’m sure change is a good thing. Tom, Best wishes and Thank you!”
Tom Llamas NBC
Tom was discrete and did not openly state where he was headed after ABC. However, some reports from the New York Post and Variety reported that he was headed to NBC News. Therefore, Tom may appear onscreen in the future for NBC news.
Tom Llamas Salary
He was mostly known for his work as the ABC’s weekend anchor for World News Tonight. Tom’s estimated salary was around $87,153 per year.
Tom Llamas Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for two decades, Tom has been able to accumulate a good fortune. His estimated net worth is $1.4 Million.
Is Tom Llamas Married
Tom is a married man and a father of three. He has been married to his wife Jennifer since June 2006.
Tom Llamas How Tall
His height is 6 feet 2 inches (Approx. 1.88m).