Brian Bolter

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Brian Bolter is an American former television news anchor and reporter, and currently a restaurateur.


Bolter worked at KHBS-TV in Fort Smith, Arkansas, KARK-TV in Little Rock, Arkansas, KHQA-TV in Quincy, Illinois, and at WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland.

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.[citation needed]

Bolter has won two local Emmy Awards,[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

In 2006, Washingtonian Magazine named Bolter one of Washington's Best Dressed.[1] Bolter's voice also appeared, uncredited, in a mock breaking news scene in the 2006 movie The Sentinel.[2]

In 2013 left WTTG to help expand the restaurant owned by he and his wife Lisa, the Red Red Wine Bar in Annapolis, Maryland.[3]


  1. ^ Washingtonian Magazine, October 1, 2006.
  2. ^ Brian Bolter on IMDb.
  3. ^ "Red Red Wine Bar in Annapolis, Maryland". Retrieved 2 October 2011. 

External links[edit]