He worked as the principal anchor at WTTG-TV in Washington, DC between 1999 and 2013, co-anchoring the flagship 10pm newscast with Shawn Yancy. Bolter was the original anchor along with Tracey Neale when WTTG launched Fox 5 News at 5. He launched the Fox 5 Newsedge at 11 as a solo anchor in July 2006. In September 2007, he launched the Fox 5 Newsedge at 6 as a solo anchor. Bolter finally anchored two hours of news on The Newsedge at 6 and 11 pm and continued to co-anchor of Fox 5 News at 10. He had Lasik surgery done live during a newscast on Fox 5 News at 10.
Bolter has won two local Emmy Awards, one for the Mid-Atlantic's Best Live Reporter. He also has three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards including Best Newscast in 2007 and 2008.
- Washingtonian Magazine, October 1, 2006.
- Brian Bolter at the Internet Movie Database.
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