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

  • Memphis City Council Considers Individual Meters For Apartments After Water Shutoffs

    Posted on: 6:20 pm, January 20, 2014, by , updated on: 06:54pm, January 20, 2014

    Right now in Memphis 88,000, people live in apartments and neighbors share the cost of water based on one meter.
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  • Dozens Spend MLK Day Learning To Sign People Up For ACA

    Posted on: 4:59 pm, January 20, 2014, by

    Dozens spend MLK Day learning to serve others and sign up for the Affordable Care Act.
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  • Wild Pit Bulls Killing Cats And Threatening Children In East Memphis

    Posted on: 6:31 pm, January 17, 2014, by , updated on: 06:51pm, January 17, 2014

    An East Memphis woman is devastated after burying a mutilated cat that wild pit bulls viciously killed.
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  • Teacher Accused Of Leaving 5-Year-Old In Closet Shares Her Story

    Posted on: 5:21 pm, January 17, 2014, by

    For the first time, we’re hearing from the teacher who’s accused of putting a kindergartener in the closet.
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  • S. Perkins Business Robbed At Gunpoint

    Posted on: 5:47 pm, January 16, 2014, by

    Memphis police get more than they bargain for trying to take down an accused armed robber.
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  • Oakland Fights Crime With Senior Citizens

    Posted on: 4:09 pm, January 16, 2014, by , updated on: 04:56pm, January 16, 2014

    As brazen crimes against vulnerable elderly people around the Mid-South seem to be increasing, the city Oakland is fighting crime with a unique group of people.
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  • Teacher Accused Of Leaving Student In Closet Suspended

    Posted on: 11:56 am, January 15, 2014, by , updated on: 05:26pm, January 15, 2014

    The Shelby County School district is speaking out for the first time about accusations a teacher locked a 5-year-old in a closet for over an hour.
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  • TN Legislative Session Begins With Big Issues On The Agenda

    Posted on: 4:32 pm, January 14, 2014, by , updated on: 04:57pm, January 14, 2014

    Tuesday marks the beginning of legislative battles that could change the political landscape in Tennessee
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  • Commission Fighting City Over Fairgrounds Tax Money

    Posted on: 6:23 pm, January 13, 2014, by , updated on: 09:11pm, January 13, 2014

    Shelby County Commissioners are putting off a decision to stick it to the city over some of your tax money.
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  • TN Legislators To Consider New School Voucher Program

    Posted on: 6:23 pm, January 10, 2014, by

    Some Tennessee Lawmakers are pushing to give low-income families tax payer money to move their student from a public school to a private school if they want.
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  • Target To Close Memphis Location

    Posted on: 10:28 am, January 10, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:22pm, January 10, 2014

    Target says workers who qualify will be transferred to similar positions at nearby stores, but it didn’t mention what those qualifications are.
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  • Electrolux Plant Creates 550 New Jobs In Memphis

    Posted on: 6:26 pm, January 9, 2014, by

    Governor Bill Haslam tours the Electrolux plant as part of its grand opening
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