Pam Moore anchors KRON 4 evening newscasts. She also does special reports. Moore joined KRON 4 in March 1991 as an anchor and general assignment reporter. Moore was nominated for an Emmy for the special ‘Selma to Ferguson”. She has been inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Silver Circle, honoring her significant contribution to Northern 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 has also worked in broadcast news in Louisville and Dallas.
Early at KRON, Moore was assigned to report on medical issues for “4 Your Health” segments and was host of “Health Matters,” a half-hour health awareness program.
Moore’s work on KRON 4’s 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 California State University, 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.
Moore is a member of the Bay Area Black Journalists Association, has worked in the past with the Black Journalists Association of Southern California, and was a former v-p for broadcast for the National Association of Black Journalists.
Her community service has earned several awards. In September of 2018, she received the Vanguard supporter award from the East Oakland Youth Development Center for her years of work volunteering with the summer program and the college scholarship there in her name. 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 East Bay 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. 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 East Oakland Youth Development Center. She is also a founding board member of Friends of Faith, an organization, now operated by the Women’s Cancer Resource Center, supporting low income and under-insured women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.
A native of Detroit, Moore graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she earned a degree in Radio/Television and Film.