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Joyce Kulhawik

arts anchor, WBZ TV

Joyce Kulhawik, arts and entertainment anchor for WBZ-TV, has been an integral part of the region's cultural landscape since she began reporting for the station in 1981. Covering all aspects of art, entertainment and pop culture, Kulhawik reports weekdays at 5:00PM, 6:00PM and 11:00PM on WBZ-TV. She also anchors the *Joyce's Choices* entertainment report on TV38 News at 9:00PM. Kulhawik was co-host of the weekly nationally syndicated movie review program *Hot Ticket* with veteran movie critic Leonard Maltin, and was a continuing co-host on *Roger Ebert & The Movies*. Kulhawik joined WBZ-TV in 1978 as an associate producer and tipster for *Evening Magazine*. In 1981 she became the station's arts and entertainment reporter and played a key role in the public service campaign, You Gotta Have Arts! As part of the campaign, Kulhawik hosted the station's Emmy Award-winning *You Gotta Have Arts!* magazine program during its one year run, as well as three specials, the first of which received an Emmy Award in 1982. From 1982 through 1985 Kulhawik served as co-anchor of the station's *Live on 4* newscast. A three-time cancer survivor, Kulhawik was called upon to testify before Congress on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of The National Cancer Act. Since 1983 she has served as the Honorary Chairperson for the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days. Most recently, Kulhawik was chosen to become a member of the Boston/New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Silver Circle. She received the Community Spirit Award at the 2006 New England Women's Leadership Awards. She was also inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame in the spring of 2007. Kulhawik received a 2001 Boston/New England Emmy Award for WBZ-TV 's Outstanding Team Coverage of Ground Zero. Kulhawik also starred in the WBZ-TV Emmy award-winning promotion The Look for Boston's Museum of Fine Arts.