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Tracie Strahan is a highly accomplished journalist known for her work in breaking news and general assignment reporting. You can catch her regularly on “Today in New York,” which airs every weekday from 4 AM to 7 AM. Tracie also serves as the host of “Positively Black,” a long-running Public Affairs program on NBC 4 New York, which received the prestigious 2014 “New York National Association of Black Journalists” award for best programming. This program’s focus is on highlighting critical issues in health and education, social and cultural programs and services, and the efforts of community leaders who are making a positive impact in the African-American community.
Tracie Strahan’s dedication to journalistic excellence has earned her numerous accolades. She was honored with a National Emmy® and an Edward R. Murrow award for her contributions to NBC 4 New York’s extensive coverage of Superstorm Sandy in 2012. She’s a recipient of the esteemed Newswomen Club of New York’s 2014 “Front Page” award for her outstanding breaking news coverage. In addition, Tracie has secured two New York Emmy® awards, one for top live television news reporter in 2012, and another for team news coverage in 2019.
In the world of journalism, she was recognized in the 2008 edition of “Television Week” magazine as one of the next generation of “Television News Stars.” Tracie Strahan also received the Michele Clark Fellowship from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), acknowledging her achievements as a promising young minority professional in television or radio news.
Before joining News 4 New York, she contributed to CBS Newspath, where she covered news for CBS stations nationwide. Her career includes roles as a news anchor for MTVU, a division of MTV that serves college campuses, and as a Reporter/Producer for WNDU-TV in South Bend, Indiana. Tracie’s broadcasting journey began as a news production assistant for 1010 WINS radio in New York while she was still in college.
Tracie Strahan holds a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the largest African American Sorority in the United States, and an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Tracie resides in New Jersey with her husband and son.