Walter Caballero

Thalia Hayden anchors NBC’s “Midday News With Thalia Hayden” from 11am-Noon.

With 20 years in television news, Thalia is a veteran journalist on a mission to help Americans get healthy.  She’s the station’s health reporter and frequently volunteers her time to emcee events, moderate panel discussions, and speak in front of crowds.  More specifically, Thalia has worked as an emcee or keynote speaker for organizations such as Angel View, Boys & Girls Club of the Desert, Desert Cancer Foundation, Desert AIDS Project, Big Horn Bam, American Heart Association, United Way of the Desert, Palm Springs Animal Shelter, Animal Samaritans, College of the Desert’s Foundation, Mama’s House, Rotary & Women’s Club (of all valley cities) and the list goes on.

She also works closely with NBC Palm Spring’s television partners like Honda & Toyota of the Desert, hosting their 2020 Emmy nominated segment, “Essential Worker of the Week.”

Thalia is originally from New Jersey and spent the beginning of her news career working for WNYW and WCBS in New York City.  She has written her first book titled, “LOCAL CELEB” and is a Contributor for 1 Habit books.

Thalia lives in Palm Springs, CA with her husband, daughter dog & cat. She is an advanced yoga practitioner, marathon runner, and avid hiker. For more information, visit

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