OUTLET: TV - KRON 4
Pam Moore anchors KRON 4 evening newscasts from 5-7PM, 8pm and 11pm. Moore joined KRON 4 in March 1991 as an anchor and general assignment reporter. Moore has been inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Silver Circle, honoring her significant contribution toNorthern California television and honored for her career achievements by the Society of Professional Journalism, NorCal.
Before joining KRON 4, Moore worked at WBZ-TV in Boston, where she was an anchor and general assignment reporter. Prior, she was a general assignment reporter at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles.
Moore began her broadcasting career as a news reporter at WJLB Radio in Detroit. She had a brief television job in Toledo, Ohio, before moving to WHAS-TV in Louisville and then to Dallas station KXAS-TV, where she was an anchor on the noon and 5:00 p.m. newscasts.
In 1993, Moore was assigned to report on medical issues for “4 Your Health” segments. From 1994 to 1997, she served as host of “Health Matters,” a half-hour health awareness program.
Moore’s work on KRON 4’s 1998 five-part news series “About Race” garnered a number of awards, including a prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, the Pew Center Batten Prize for Civic Journalism, an In-Depth Reporting Award from the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, top honors from the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame and Best Documentary Award from the California Associated Press Television Radio Association.
In addition to her awards for “About Race,” Moore has earned a number of other honors. In 1997, she was nominated for two Northern California Emmy awards for her medical reports “Diets Don’t Work” and “The Brain.” In February 2000, Moore received the California Journalism Award from CaliforniaStateUniversity, Sacramento, in the category of Television Special Feature/Enterprise Reporting for the ten-part news series on HMOs, “Who Owns Your Health.” In May 2000, she received a Northern California Emmy Award for “Who Owns Your Health.” Moore was the recipient of an Associated
Press Television-Radio Association award for Best Investigative Reporting in 2001 for “Mercury Rising.” And her 2001 series “Don’t Call Me Crazy,” earned the Outstanding Journalism Award for the California Chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and was nominated for an Emmy Award. Moore also won a Pubby award in 2005 from the San Francisco Bay Area Publicity Club for the Best Bay Area Anchor. Moore was honored for her commitment to journalism by the Bay Area Black Journalists Association in 2009.
In past years, Moore served on the board of the Black Journalists Association of Southern California, and also as vice president for broadcast for the National Association of Black Journalists. She is a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Bay Area Black Journalists. Moore is also a former board member of San Francisco’s Stern Grove Music Festival.
Her community service has earned several awards. Most recently, in February of 2009, Moore was honored by the United Negro College Fund for her ongoing support. In 1989, she was honored by the Big Sisters Association, an organization that she volunteered with in various cities for nearly ten years. Moore received the Bay Area Black Media Coalition’s Beverly Ann Johnson Media Award in 1994, the 1995 Distinguished Community Service Award from the YMCA of the EastBay and the 1996 Wiley Manuel Law Foundation Award for Outstanding Community Service. She was also honored with an award from the African American Advocates in 1997 for her work mentoring an Oakland public school student, and was the first recipient of the San Francisco NAACP Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Civil Rights Award in 1998. In 2001, Moore won the 100 Black Men of the Bay Area Community Service Award, and in 2002 she received a supporter award from the EastOaklandYouthDevelopmentCenter. In 2012 she was honored by the League of Women Voters of San Francisco to be among the “Women Who Could Be President”.
She currently volunteers with the summer program at the EastOaklandYouthDevelopmentCenter. She is also on the board of Friends of Faith, an organization which raises grant money for Bay Area organizations which serve low income and underinsured women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.
A native of Detroit, Moore graduated from the University of Michigan, where she earned a degree in Radio/Television and Film.