Tamara Taggart

Tamara Taggart

Tamara Taggart (born May 2, 1968) is a Canadian television presenter. She currently serves as the weekday weather presenter on CIVT-TV ("CTV-9") in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Taggart's career in broadcasting started while she was attending BCIT in Burnaby, British Columbia, where she was enrolled in the Broadcast Communications program. She graduated in 1991 (her class included Vancouver sports broadcaster John Shorthouse). Her early work was in radio and concert promotion. However, in 1997, she landed a recurring role on community calendar spots on CIVT-TV (then known as "Vancouver Television"). From there, she moved on to co-host the breakfast show and then, later, the entertainment spot on the evening news.

In 2001 Taggart moved over to the weather desk, where she has been ever since. During the station's 5pm, 6pm and 11:30pm newscasts, she presents the forecast from CTV's studios as well as various (and numerous) locations around Vancouver, the Lower Mainland and on Vancouver Island.

Taggart also hosts a home renovation show, "Love It or Lose It", on the Home and Garden TV network (HGTV).

Taggart had minor roles in the films AntiTrust, Josie and the Pussycats, and Along Came a Spider and on several television series, including, Robson Arms, Cold Squad, and Touching Evil.

The Georgia Straight Annual Reader’s Poll has named Taggart as Vancouver's "Best TV Weather Person" and "Best TV Personality" in 2002, 2003 and 2004. She was named "Woman of the Year" at the Consumer’s Choice Awards in 2003 and appeared on the cover of TV Week Magazine three times. In 2005 Taggart was nominated for a Leo Award for "Best Host, Lifestyles Series" for "Love It or Lose It".

Taggart was married in February 2006 to Juno award-winning guitarist and record producer Dave Genn, formerly of the Matthew Good Band and currently of the band 54-40.Tamara and her husband Dave had a baby boy in August 2007. His name is Beckett.

External links

* [http://www.ctv9.ca/getbio.jsp?id=/bio/tamara_taggart.htm Bio at CTV News]
* [http://www.careerpathsonline.com/interviews/tamara_taggart/index.cfm Career Paths Online]
* [http://www3.telus.net/jonman/tamarataggart.htm Tamara Tribute Page]
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0846526/ IMDB profile]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Taggart (surname) — Family name name = Taggart image size = caption = pronunciation = meaning = son of the priest region = Scotland, northern Ireland language = Gaelic related names = MacTaggart, McTaggart search = prefix = footnotes = Taggart is a surname or… …   Wikipedia

  • Dave Genn — David Robert Madison Genn is a musician and a member of Canadian rock group 54 40. Genn was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on 2 March 1969. Contents 1 Matthew Good Band 2 Trivia 3 Personal life 4 …   Wikipedia

  • CIVT-TV — Infobox Broadcast call letters = CIVT TV city = station station slogan = Your Home. Your News. station branding = CTV British Columbia analog = 32 (UHF) digital = 33 (UHF PSIP 32) other chs = affiliations = CTV network = airdate = September 22,… …   Wikipedia

  • Burnaby North Secondary School — Infobox Education in Canada name=Burnaby North Secondary School caption=Burnaby North from Kensington Avenue imagesize= 200px motto= Excellence, Discovery and Service streetaddress=751 Hammarskjold Drive city=Burnaby province=British Columbia… …   Wikipedia

  • Nira Arora — is a Canadian radio broadcaster.[1] She is the co host of The Kid Carson Show with Nira Arora and Amy Beeman, a morning radio program on CFBT FM in Vancouver, Canada. She was also a reporter and host for Shaw TV and a fill in host for World Beats …   Wikipedia

  • Live with Kelly — Live! with Kelly Live with Regis and Kelly logo since 2009 Also known as The Morning Show (1983–1988) Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1988–2000) Live with Regis (2000–2001) Live! with Regis and Kelly (2001–2011) Format …   Wikipedia

  • List of Wing Commander characters — The Wing Commander series of video games and novels have developed a wide variety of characters and personalities.In order of appearance: Historical figures(pre 27th Century) * Sivar * Karga * Sun Wan Lu * Zhing * Harold Jarvis * Tralchar * Shari …   Wikipedia

  • Emergency Room — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel Emergency Room – Die Notaufnahme Originaltitel ER …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Liste der Biografien/Ta — Biografien: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Odyssey 5 — title screen. Format Sci fi, time travel Created by Manny Coto …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”