1969 (age 46–47)
|Occupation||Journalist, Meteorologist and Media Personality|
|Employer||NBC News and KNSD-TV|
Dagmar Midcap (born Dagmar Gottschalk; 1969) is a Canadian-born American media personality and meteorologist originally based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A graduate of British Columbia Institute of Technology's broadcast journalism program in 1990, Midcap began her television career on WBNX-TV in Akron, Ohio, appearing on a weekly current affairs program (1990–1998). She then returned to British Columbia, where she worked as the traffic and weather reporter on VTVs Breakfast before moving to Global Television's BCTV Morning Show as a fill-in traffic reporter. Moving away from live television, she hosted Crash Test Mommy on the Life Network. In 2005 she became co-host of BCTVs Driving Television, a weekly survey of automotive industry news for which she test drove new cars on a regular basis. It was broadcast nationally in Canada on Global.
In 2007 she returned to the United States where she became the weather and traffic anchor for the Better Mornings morning show on CBS affiliate WGCL-TV in Atlanta, Georgia, beginning in April. As of January 2008, she became the main weather anchor for WGCL-TV, doing forecasts during the late afternoon and evening newscasts. Midcap tendered her notice to the station on September 3, 2010 citing ongoing emotional and physical distress. According to an interview, she is planning on moving back to the west coast to be closer to family. The station acknowledged her departure on September 7, 2010.
On October 25, 2011, Dagmar started as the weekday evening weather anchor for KNSD-TV in San Diego, California, an NBC owned and operated station.
In Canada, Midcap often appeared in film and television series produced in the Vancouver area. She has appeared in such films as Catwoman and Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch. Television appearances have included Smallville, Stargate SG-1, Dead Zone, Just Cause, Touching Evil and Twilight Zone. Among others, she has also had recurring roles on the series Dark Angel.
- Vancouver Broadcasters - Dagmar Midcap Archived July 1, 2009 at the Wayback Machine
- CBS 46 Atlanta, GA, On-air personality since April 23, 2007[dead link]
- Dagmar Midcap puts in her notice at WGCL-TV Archived September 6, 2010 at the Wayback Machine
- Dagmar Midcap Leaves CBS Atlanta[dead link]
- Dagmar Midcap's Official Site