Clarice Tinsley

November 2012 marked the start of Clarice's 35th year as the 10pm anchor and a special assignments reporter at KDFW FOX4.  She was honored to be inducted into the Lone Star Emmy Chapter's Silver Circle for her 25+ years of excellence and contributions to the television broadcast community. Clarice also had the thrill of riding in the Triple A PAce Car at Texas Motor Speedway for the Triple A Texas 500.

Millions of viewers in the Dallas/Fort Worth area have tuned to FOX4's Clarice Tinsley for the latest headlines and the most in-depth news stories affecting Texas and the world. With major investigative reporting awards to her credit, including the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, Clarice is recognized as one of Texas' more knowledgeable reporters. Clarice is on the air and has been on the scene as important news stories unfold.

In May 2012, Clarice canoed down the Trinity River for a story on the waterway North Texas takes for granted. The Trinity starts near Gainesville and flows for 710 miles to Galveston and the Gulf of Mexico. It's a habitat for animals in the middle of Dallas and Fort Worth; and the source of water for 11 million Texans.  Clarice and FOX4 Photographer Raul Cantu showed the natural beauty of the Trinity; something North Texans never see. 

In May 2012, Clarice was featured in the publication, "Who's Who in Black Dallas". 

In December 2011, Clarice received the Asante Award from the Dallas Fort Worth Association of Black Journalists.

In April 2012, Clarice sat down for a 1 on 1 interview with GOP Presidential candidate Ron Paul. Dr. Paul discussed his financial policies, his reasons for staying in the race for the nomination despite overwhelming odds...and his response to Gov. Rick Perry's "Ooops" moment during a GOP debate.

In November 2011, she got her second Emmy for her participation in "Social Media".  

Clarice was named "Outstanding Female of 2010" at the Cooper Fitness Center for her commitment to fitness, health, and weight loss.

Clarice received the 2009 Dallas Historical Society Award of Excellence for Outstanding Contributions in the Creative Arts. The same month she was awarded the Mary McLeod Bethune Award from the National Council of Negro Women.

In addition to the George Foster Peabody Award, Clarice has earned an a DuPont-Columbia Citation, an Emmy, three Dallas Press Club Katie Awards, two Awards of Excellence from American Women in Radio and Television, Best Investigative Reporting from Texas Associated Press, the Texas Headliner Award for Investigative Reporting, the Journalistic Award for Excellence from the American College of Emergency Physicians and First Place from the Texas Public Health Association.

Clarice is a member of the Board of Directors of Girls Scouts of Northeast Texas. She's an Advisory Board Member of St. Philip's School in South Dallas as well as an Advisory Board member for the School of Journalism at SMU. She is a member of the YET Board of Directors and Chairs the YET Communications and Public Relations Committee. Clarice is also a member of the Board of Directors of SLANT. She was a member of the Super Bowl XLV Host Committee's Board of Directors and she was Chair of the Super Bowl XLV Communications Action Team.

On November 13, 2011 Clarice celebrated 33 years as Anchor/Reporter at KDFW FOX4 News.  Clarice shares her life with the love of her life, her husband, Stephen Giles who is Executive Producer of America Close Up on the cable network American Life Network. Clarice enjoys working out, reading, collecting art, traveling, dancing and singing with the Sanctuary Choir. She adores being a pet parent to their Fabulous Feline, Serenity. Clarice paints works of art in the medium of acrylic on canvas. Spending time with family and friends is a joy.

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