GWEN TOLBART
 Resume TELEVISION WTTG (FOX), Washington, DC 2009 - Present
Weather Anchor/Reporter Prepare forecasts, graphics and anchor weathercasts Sat & Sun newscasts 5pm, 6pm 10pm, 11pm & Sundays 8am (Weather replacement for Fox AM News, 5pm, 6pm, 10pm, 11pm newscasts) Write, produce & present feature stories WTTG (FOX), Washington, DC 2002 - 2009 
Weather Anchor/Reporter Prepare forecasts, graphics and anchor weathercasts (Aug 2002-Apr 2007 Noon and 5pm). At present Noon (Thur & Fri) & Weekends 5pm, 10pm, 11pm (Weather replacement for Fox AM News and help replace in all weekday newscasts) "Fox 5 Freebies" - Write, co-produce & report weekly community event segment Write, produce & report feature stories KTVT (CBS), Dallas, TX 1997 - 2002 
Weather Anchor/Reporter Prepare forecasts, graphics and anchor weathercasts Weekdays Morning & Noon - Weekend Evening News Shows "Gwen's Great Adventures" - weekly family event segment Reporter Wrote, produced and presented on-air "Positively Texas" - (Live Talk Show) Host and Writer Covered events, entertainment, various subjects of interest & interviewed guests (This show began with a live audience) THE WEATHER NETWORK, Montreal, Que. Canada 1991 - 1997 Weather Anchor/News Anchor Daily on-air weather casting & evening news anchoring aired nationally "Ask The Expert" on-air viewer mail segment CFCF-12, (CTV), Montreal, Que. Canada 1993 - 1995 
Weather Anchor/Morning Co-Host "Pulse Weekend" (News/Features 60 min) Anchored weather Wrote, produced & hosted features & Black History Special "Pulse News" Weather Anchor Prepared forecasts and anchored weathercasts Noon, 6pm, 11:30pm "Fighting Back" (Consumer & Social Affair Issues) Reporter Presented stories on-air "Travel, Travel" (Internationally Syndicated Travel Show Shot On Location) Host - Wrote and presented on-camera Black Community Communications Media, Montreal, Quebec, Canada "Black Is" (Community New Magazine Program) Host Wrote, co-produced show segments, interviewed guests Produced specials, acted as community liaison, coordinated youth TV workshops Radio Co-Host "black speaks" (Community) CINQ fm radio, Montreal, Que., Canada Weather Reporter "the weather network", Montreal, Que., Canada OTHER EXPERIENCE TRAINING PROGRAM COORDINATOR - GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ASSISTANT CAMPUS DIRECTOR - DAWSON COLLEGE, Montreal, Quebec, Canada CO-OWNER - TOLANA PRODUCTIONS (Fashion & Entertainment Productions), Montreal, Que., Canada EDUCATION BA JOURNALSIM CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, Montreal, Quebec, Canada SOCIAL SCIENCES DIPLOMA DAWSON COLLEGE, Montreal, Quebec Canada METEOROLOGY training THE WEATHER NETWORK, Montreal, Quebec, Canada MEMBERSHIPS ACTRA Association of Canadian Radio & Television Artists AFTRA Association of American Radio & Television Artist NABJ National Association of Black Journalists wabj Washington Association of Black Journalists WIFV Women In Film & Video JDRF Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Board member) AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS 2016 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award - “Our House” 2006 Associated Press AP Weathercasting Award 1st Place 2004 Emmy Nominee - Weather Composite 2003 Emmy Nominee - Weather Composite 2002 NABJ Regional Award - Best On-Air Performance 1st Place 2001 NABJ Regional award - Best Anchor Weather/News 1st Place 2001 NABJ Regional Award - Best Anchor Weather/News 2nd Place 2000 NABJ Regional Award - Best Weather Top Market 1st Place 2000 NABJ Regional Award - Best Interview/Talk Host 1st Place 1999 Emmy - Weather Special KTVT Weather Team 1999 KTVT Employee of the Month, Dallas, TX. Career Profile Published The Montreal Gazette, Trend Magazine, Concordia Alumni Magazine, "Who's Who In Black Canada" Selected for Concordia University "Role Model Billboard Image Campaign" 1997 & 1998 NABJ National Award Presentation - Jet Magazine Recognition for Civic Work & professional Acheivements 2005 Women Of The Year - Zeta Phi Beta, Washington, DC 2004 Voices Against Violence Award (helping teen girls) - Empowerment Inc., Washington, DC 2002 Texas Woman of Distinction Award, Dallas TX 2002 Commendation from Texas Gov. Rick Perry, US Congresswoman Kay Granger, 2002 Commendation from the Nova Scotia House of Assembly - Government of Canada 2000 Best Media Person of the Year - Creative Vision Social services, Dallas, TX 1999 NABJ National Community Service Award 1997 Community recognition Award - Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada 1996 Community Service Award, Nova Scotia Mayflower Assoc., Montreal, Que., Canada 1995 Education and Entertainment Award - Juvenile Elks, Montreal, Que., Canada