Tom Bearden joined the NewsHour in 1985 as a Correspondent based in Denver and has done extensive reporting on commercial aviation, the environment, immigration, the military, technology, science, and various natural disasters.
From 1971 to 1985, he was a reporter and anchor for WJTV Jackson, Mississippi; WHBQ Memphis, Tennessee; KMGH Denver, Colorado. He won a regional Emmy for investigative reporting, both national and local Sigma Delta Chi Awards, two Cine Golden Eagle awards for science reporting, and a National Press Club award for environmental reporting. While with the NewsHour, Tom has filed stories from all 50 states, Japan, Panama, France, Qatar, Germany, Canada, Mexico, and Chile.
Tom is married, has two adult children, and lives in Lone Tree, Colorado.