TOLEDO, Ohio — Tiffany Tarpley returned to Toledo as a morning show anchor at WTOL 11 in December, 2020. It’s the same station where she started her career in journalism as a video editor more than 15 years ago.
Tiffany is an award-winning journalist with experience both behind the scenes and in front of the camera. She is also a multi-skilled journalist, which means Tiffany can shoot, write, and edit her own stories.
She has worked at several stations throughout her career including WKYC Studios in Cleveland, WUPW-TV in Toledo, WDJT-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and WLIO-TV in Lima.
Most recently, Tiffany was nominated for three regional Emmy awards which included her live reporting from the scene of protests and unrest in downtown Cleveland following the murder of George Floyd. Tiffany has interviewed countless people during her career, even national figures, from U.S. Attorney General William Barr to comedians Loni Love and Marlon Wayans.
As weekend anchor and producer for WUPW-TV (FOX affiliate), Tiffany led the weekend team to two regional Emmy award wins and a regional Emmy award nomination for Best Weekend Newscast. Tiffany's co-workers voted her FOX Toledo's employee of the year, which landed her a spot in Lin Television's Circle of Excellence. Tiffany received an all-expense-paid cruise to Nassau, Bahamas, where she accepted her award.
Born and raised in Lorain, Ohio, Tiffany is a graduate of Lorain Admiral King High School. She attended Lorain County Community College for two years and graduated from Bowling Green State University with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism and the honor of Broadcast Journalism Student of the Year.
Tiffany has received the “On the Move Award” from the Lorain Club of Negro Business & Professional Women, and she was inducted into the inaugural class of the Lorain Schools’ Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni.
She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Advisory Board of the Media Arts Program at Lorain County Community College and NAMI Greater Toledo’s African American Leadership Initiative. She’s also volunteered in various ways with several organizations in northwest Ohio including the Boys and Girls Clubs of Toledo.
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