Dina Bair Bio, Wiki
Dina Bair is an American Emmy-Award-WInning Anchor/Reporter currently working for WGN News as an anchor Midday News. Additionally, she is a medical reporter for the “Medical Watch” segments. This program airs during the WGN Evening News, WGN News at Nine, and WGN Midday News. She joined the station in September 1994 when she was a full-time general assignment reporter. Then, she worked as an anchor for the WGN Weekend Morning News from December 1994 to December 1999.
Dina Bair Dates OF Birth
She was born on the 5th of July 1967 on the East Coast, United States. She is 54 years old as of 2021.
Dina Bair Measurements
She stands at an approximate height of about 5 feet 6 inches.
Dina Bair Education
She is a proud graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Radio-TV-Film in 1989.
Dina Bair Work Experience
The year 2012 saw him travel to Italy where she went to cover the election of the new Pope. There she reported live from Vatican City. She joins WGN-TV from CLTV in Oak Brook. There she was working as an anchor and reporter. Before joining the CLTV team, she was working with the WHOI-TV in Peoria where she was an anchor, reporter, and producer. Additionally, she was also working as a field producer for WMAQ-TV in Chicago.
She is also a recipient of several awards which include a Peter Lisagor Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, multiple Associated Press awards for both anchoring and reporting, and nine Emmy awards. In addition, she was named a Fellow by the National Press Foundation for the “Cancer Issues” seminar in Washington D.C. Among the most rewarding story in her career includes spending a month reporting from inside the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Memorial Hospital. The news story series and documentary, titled, “Intensive Caring,” detailed the cutting edge medical treatments and life and death decisions won awards for its news and documentary coverage.
Additionally, she is a founding Board member of the breast cancer charity One in a Million: Dancing With Chicago Celebrities. She leads a media-running team with the aim of raising funds for charity. Additionally, Bair has been involved in the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Respiratory Health Association, the National Italian American Foundation, American Cancer Society, is an Advisory Board Member for Saleh Freedom, a movement to aid victims of sex trafficking, and TLUNGevity.
Away from work, she is a tri-athlete and loves lifting weights, competitive ballroom dancing, boxing, and running.
Dina Bair’s Net Worth
In Bair’s career as an Anchor/Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Dina Bair Earnings/Income
She earns an annual salary ranging from $35,000 – $100,000.
Dina Bair Parents and Siblings
Born and raised on the East Coast, Bair is the daughter of her loving parents, John Short, her father, and her mother, whom she shares no information about. January of 2020 saw her father being diagnosed with metastatic cancer. Unfortunately, he later passed away on the 12th of September 2020. She shares no information in relation to whether or not she has any siblings.
Dina Bair Spouse
She is married to her loving husband, John Maher. John happens to be a trader and broker at TJM Institutional Services LLC. The duo tied knots on the 2nd of July 2016 at Promontory Point.
Dina Bair Kids
Together, the couple counts it a blessing to have four children whom they greatly love. However, she shares no information in relation to her children.
Dina Bair Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 4900 followers, around 17K followers on her Facebook page, and about 2500 followers on her Instagram account.