Clarice Tinsley Biography
Clarice Tinsley is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for KDFW FOX 4 in Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas. He joined the station on November 13, 1978. On November 13, 2017, Clarice celebrated his 39th anniversary with KDFW FOX4.
Clarice Tinsley Age, Birthday
Tinsley is 67 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 31, 1954, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 31st of December every year.
Clarice Tinsley Height, measurements
Tinsley stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).
Clarice Tinsley Family, parents
Tinsley was raised in Detroit, Michigan with her loving parents, Clarence Tinsley (father) and Lampton Tinsley (mother). Tinsley has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her siblings.
Clarice Tinsley Husband, married
Tinsley is married to her lovely spouse, Stephen Giles, an Executive Producer of America Close Up on the cable network American Life Network. They tied the knot on April 19, 1987. On April 19, 2022, they celebrated their 35th marriage anniversary. She and her husband loved being pet parents to their cat, a stray named Serenity. She says that the cat became a cherished family member and died of feline renal kidney disease. Tinsley likes spending time with her family when she is not at work.
Clarice Tinsley Children
Tinsley and her husband, Stephen Giles, take great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 children; 2 daughters, and one son. The names of the children are currently under review. The son celebrates his birthday on the 28th of January every year, having been born on January 28.
Clarice Tinsley Net Worth
Tinsley has an estimated net worth of $15 Million.
Clarice Tinsley Salary
Tinsley earns an annual salary ranging from $ 60,000 – $ 210,500.
Clarice Tinsley Education
Tinsley is a proud alumnus of Austin College in Sherman, Texas. She graduated from Austin College with an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. She was hooded in the crimson and gold colors of Austin College.
Clarice Tinsley FOX 4
Tinsley serves at KDFW FOX 4 in Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas as a News Anchor/Reporter. She anchors FOX 4 News at 5:30 and 10 p.m. He provides the latest headlines and the most in-depth news stories affecting Texas and the world in general. Throughout her career with FOX 4, he has earned honors and several major investigative reporting awards, including the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. He was recognized as one of Texas’ most knowledgeable reporters.
When the Dallas Police Department held its “Night of Honor” award ceremony on July 6, 2017, Tinsley was the Keynote Speaker. It was held on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Dallas Police Ambush. The evening posthumously awarded the Police Cross to the families of Officer Michael Krol, Dallas Police Senior Corporal Lorne Ahrens, Sergeant Michael Smith, and Officer Patrick Zamarripa. Brent Thompson (DART Police Officer) was also killed. Over 100 Dallas Police Officers earned awards for their valor that tragic night.
Tinsley celebrated her 9 years as the Reading Ambassador for the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge in June of 2017. She takes StoryTime to Dallas branch libraries and reads to children. She talks about the fun and prizes they get by reading each day and enrolling in the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge, which has sponsorship by FOX 4.
The State Fair of Texas made announcements about the creation of the Clarice Tinsley Journalism Scholarship in April of 2017. It was announced that the educational opportunity will be given to a Pete Schenkel State Fair of Texas Scholarship college recipient who is pursuing broadcast or print journalism.
The Dallas Black Dance Theatre awarded Tinsley the Ann Williams Award in January of 2016. The award was presented to her by Charley Pride (a Grammy winner and Country Music Legend).
Tinsley was in Dubai at a party with her husband on the 31st of December, 2015 celebrating her birthday. At 9:30 PM that night, as they were waiting to watch the midnight fireworks in front of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Tinsley saw smoke and the smoke got darker with time. Tinsley went on social media and came to learn that it was at The Address condo and hotel. She decided to shoot a video of the smoke from the roof of the hotel and sent it to KDFW FOX 4. Tinsley then took off her high heels and put on her athletic shoes. She walked for two miles (about 3.2 kilometers) with her husband to shoot the video of the fire and send the video to KDFW FOX 4.
Tinsley says that it was delightful narrating the “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in December of 2015 at The Meyerson Symphony Center. She narrated it with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Brass Section.
Tinsley had an opportunity to have a one-on-one interview with President Barack Obama in the White House on March 19, 2014, making international and national news. She was the 1st journalist to ask the president about the search for Malaysian flight MH-370. Tinsley was the only journalist at the unveiling of a 60-pound sculpture created by Bob Hogan, “The Winning Play,” in June of 2013. It was presented to Roger Staubach (Hall of Fame Quarterback) and Mrs. Tom Landry. The sculpture shows Coach Tom Landry on the sidelines giving the game-winning play to Roger Staubach, several minutes before a noon game ends.
Tinsley was among the group that provided a live report of the 5 presidents in Dallas for the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center and Library. She was among the 9 Dallas women recognized with the inaugural “High Tea with High Heels” Award in April of 2013.
For Tinsley’s 25+ years of excellence and contributions to the TV broadcast community, she was inducted into the Lone Star Emmy Chapter’s Silver Circle. She has been a rider of the Triple-A Pace Car at Texas Motor Speedway for the Triple-A Texas 500.
Tinsley canoed down the Trinity River, which has its start near Gainesville, flowing for 710 miles to Galveston and the Gulf of Mexico, for a story on the waterway North Texas takes for granted in May of 2012. The river is a source of water for the people of Texas, and it is a habitat for animals in the middle of Dallas and Fort Worth.
Tinsley was featured in the publication, “Who’s Who in Black Dallas” in May of 2012. The Dallas Fort Worth Association of Black Journalists awarded her the Asante Award in December of 2011. Tinsley has interviewed GOP Presidential candidate Ron Paul, where they discussed his financial policies. Also, they discussed his response to Gov. Rick Perry’s “Ooops” moment during a GOP debate, as well as his reasons for staying in the race for the nomination despite overwhelming odds.
Tinsley earned her second Emmy ward in November of 2011 for her participation in “Social Media”. She was also named “Outstanding Female of 2010” at the Cooper Fitness Center for her commitment to weight loss, health, and fitness. For Outstanding Contributions in the Creative Arts, Tinsley won the 2009 Dallas Historical Society Award of Excellence. In the same month, the National Council of Negro Women awarded her the Mary McLeod Bethune Award.
In addition to her awards and honors, she holds the George Foster Peabody Award, 2 Awards of Excellence from American Women in Radio and TV, DuPont-Columbia Citation, 3 Dallas Press Club Katie Awards, and the Texas Headliner Award for Investigative Reporting. Also, she holds the Texas Headliner Award for Investigative Reporting, First Place from the Texas Public Health Association, and the Best Investigative Reporting Award from Texas Associated Press. The American College of Emergency Physicians has awarded her the Journalistic Award for Excellence.
Tinsley is a former member of the Board of Directors of Girls Scouts of Northeast Texas. She was also a member of the YET Board of Directors, an Advisory Board member for the School of Journalism at SMU, and served as a chair of the YET Communications and Public Relations Committee. Tinsley is currently an Advisory Board Member of St. Philip’s School in South Dallas and a member of the Board of Directors of SLANT. She is a past Chair of the Super Bowl XLV Communications Action Team and a member of the Super Bowl XLV Host Committee’s Board of Directors. During her leisure, she likes reading, working out, dancing, traveling, singing with the Sanctuary Choir, and collecting art.
Tinsley is currently working at KDFW FOX 4 where she works alongside other famous KDFW FOX 4 anchors and reporters including;
- Lauren Przybyl
- Shaun Rabb
- Alberto Romero
- Tim Ryan
- David Sentendrey
- Brandon Todd
- Ali Turiano
- Chip Waggoner
- Peyton Yager
Clarice Tinsley Social Media Platforms
Tinsley is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 2900 followers on Instagram.