Tuwanda Coleman Biography
Tuwanda Coleman is an American television host, host, producer, and reporter who works as a reporter and talk show producer for NewsChannel 5. She also worked as a producer or co-producer on other station efforts, such as the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon.
How old is Tuwanda Coleman? – Age
She was born on 9 July 1959, in Cadiz, Kentucky. She is 63 years as of 2022.
Where did Tuwanda Coleman go to school? – Education
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcasting from Western Kentucky University.
Tuwanda Coleman Husband and Step-daughter– Family
Charles is her husband. Together, they like traveling, walking, and reading. Yolanda is her stepdaughter’s name.
What is Tuwanda’s Salary?
Her salary is under review.
Tuwanda’s Net Worth
Her net worth is under review.
Tuwanda Coleman Career
Tuwanda says she realized she wanted to work in television after seeing Oprah Winfrey present the news on television for the first time.
During her 10 years as a camerawoman, Tuwanda was heavily involved in producing and co-producing a variety of station events, including the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon and the Children Miracle Network Telethon for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Tuwanda’s desire to work as a full-time producer intensified as she took on more responsibilities as a special projects producer. Tuwanda was hired as an assistant producer on “Talk of the Town” in 1992 as a result of her efforts.
Tuwanda became a field reporter for “Talk of the Town” in 2003, six months after being promoted to a full-time producer on the show.
In addition to her responsibilities with “Talk of the Town,” Tuwanda hosts “Taste of the Town,” “The Plus Side of Nashville” and a “Talk of the Town” spin-off show on NewsChannel 5+.
Tuwanda is involved in the community, sitting on the Advisory Board of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville Film Festival, the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, YMCA Black Achievers, the Oasis Center, and Youth About Business, among others.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is her fraternity. Tuwanda received a Mid-South Regional Emmy nomination in 1995 for a series of Black History Month tributes, and she was recognized again in 2007 for her work on a NewsChannel5 show about the hit Broadway musical “The Lion King.”
Tuwanda was named “Television Media Person of the Year” by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in 2015, an honor bestowed for more than 30 years of dedication and efforts to promote and raise funds for Vanderbilt’s Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital.