Adam Hammond

Daybreak/Noon Anchor

Adam Hammond came to News Channel 3 in August 2011. Before moving to Memphis, Adam was an anchor and reporter for WGXA in Macon, Georgia. During his tenure at WGXA Adam specialized in legal reporting. He also covered many historic events in Central Georgia including the 2008 Mother's Day Tornados and President Barack Obama's visit.

Adam attended Georgia College and graduated with degrees in Political Science and Mass Communication. He also studied European Politics in Nice, France.

In 2009 the Professional Association of Georgia Educators awarded Adam for 'Outstanding Coverage of Education.' Adam enjoys being a journalist because it gives him an opportunity to explore with viewers the world they live in and how we can all make a difference in it.

Adam is a native of Athens, Georgia and enjoys traveling, politics, running, and the Atlanta Braves.

You can follow me on Twitter at AdamHammond3

Recent Articles

  • Council Members Respond To Wharton Pension Plan

    Posted on: 12:19 pm, February 3, 2014, by , updated on: 04:45pm, February 3, 2014

    Memphis City Council members respond to Wharton's pension plans from State of the City
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  • Shelby Commissioners: Code Of Ethics Needs Clarity

    Posted on: 6:24 pm, January 31, 2014, by

    Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland is appealing a decision that cleared fellow commissioner Sydney Chism all ethics violations.
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    Shelby County Commissioners
  • Memphis To Tackle Potholes As A Top Priority

    Posted on: 5:39 pm, January 29, 2014, by

    Next year’s budget is expected to be tens of millions of dollars short, but despite that Mayor Wharton claims fixing pot holes and repaving roads is a top priority because it impacts everyone.
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  • Mayor A C Wharton Delivers State Of The City

    Posted on: 5:29 pm, January 29, 2014, by , updated on: 05:39pm, January 29, 2014

    Mayor A C Wharton is highlighting some of the major issues the city is facing in his annual state of the city address.
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  • Memphis City Officials Forgoing Transparency For Lawsuit

    Posted on: 5:24 pm, January 27, 2014, by

    The same city that ignored more than 12,000 rape kits while the rapist roamed free is now telling the victims to trust them to make it right.
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  • Council Member: City Time Off Policy Impacting Public Safety

    Posted on: 4:59 pm, January 27, 2014, by , updated on: 06:04pm, January 27, 2014

    Accusations are flying that your safety is at risk because firefighters are taking advantage of the city's time off policy
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  • Thousands With Disabilities On Waiting List For Help

    Posted on: 5:17 pm, January 24, 2014, by , updated on: 05:45pm, January 24, 2014

    The Tennessee department that helps people with mental developmental disabilities is speaking out about trying to recover from massive budget cuts.
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  • MFD: Brownouts Gamble With Lives As Fires Burn In Memphis

    Posted on: 4:59 pm, January 24, 2014, by , updated on: 06:21pm, January 24, 2014

    The Memphis Fire Department says its ability to protect you is in jeopardy
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  • Shelby Co. Commission Committee Recommending The State Reject Fairgrounds Tax Zone

    Posted on: 6:28 pm, January 22, 2014, by

    County commissioners say the tax zone would take away millions of dollars they depend on for schools.
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    Shelby County Commissioners
  • City Gives Council Vague Update On Thousands Of Untested Rape Kits

    Posted on: 6:20 pm, January 21, 2014, by

    While rapists run free in Memphis and victims continue looking for justice the city of Memphis is asking crime victims to trust them in handling the testing of thousands of untouched rape evidence.
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  • Memphis Police And Fire Could See More Cuts

    Posted on: 1:33 pm, January 21, 2014, by , updated on: 05:29pm, January 21, 2014

    Memphis Police and Fire claim their ability to protect you is about to take a major hit
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  • New Plan Would Allow Some Cordova Residents To Skip Light Fee

    Posted on: 10:17 pm, January 20, 2014, by , updated on: 12:17pm, January 21, 2014

    Hundreds of Cordova residents are in the dark with no street lights after they were annexed by Memphis, but they still have to pay for them.
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