Joe Dana Bio, Age, Height, KPNX 12, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Joe Dana Bio, Wiki

Joe Dana is an Emmy Award-winning American anchor/ reporter working for KPNX 12 News NBC and part of the 12News I-Team serving as a watchdog reporter and anchor. He has been working with this station since September 2001.

Joe Dana Age

Born and raised in Glendale, Arizona, Joe keeps the information about his dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nonetheless, judging from his appearance, he might be around his 40’s.

Joe Dana Height

Dana stands approximately 6 feet 1 inch (1. 85 m) and weighs around 93 kg.

Joe Dana Education

For his education, Joe went to Apollo High School in Glendale. After that, he enrolled in the Institute of Political Journalism at Georgetown University. Later on, he joined Brigham Young University where he acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in print and broadcast journalism.

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Joe Dana Career

Joe Dana is a watchdog reporter and anchor for 12News and part of the 12News I-Team.  He has covered topics ranging from education funding to capital murder trials. Joe also investigated immigration in southern Arizona and polygamy in northern Arizona. As a journalist, he regards his first priority is to hold politicians and power brokers responsible for their actions. During his 21-year profession, Joe has earned reporting awards in print and broadcasting, including two first-place honors from the Division Nine Society of Professional Journalists. He also was a 2015 Emmy Award-winning special report on military healthcare and the field reporter for a 2013 Emmy Award-winning 12News Today newscast.

He was raised in Glendale and is a fourth-generation Arizonan. As a teenager, Joe was already discovering ways to report news at Apollo High School in Glendale in the valley as a newspaper editor, and a youth reporter for The Arizona Republic. After high school, he enrolled in the Institute of Political Journalism at Georgetown University. Later on, he joined Brigham Young University where he acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in print and broadcast journalism, and toiled for the Conservative News Service in Washington D.C. prior to joining the 12News team. In his spare time, Joe is an ambassador and a volunteer mentor for the mentoring program, New Pathways for Youth. He also acts as an advocate for PTSD treatment of first responders in Phoenix.

Joe Dana’s Net Worth

In Joe’s career as an anchor/reporter, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 3 million.

Joe Dana Salary

Dana acquires annual earnings that range between $ 85,045, and $ 186,205.

Joe Dana’s Parents and Siblings

Dana was born and raised in Glendale, Arizona by his devoted parents. He is a fourth-generation Arizonan. Growing up, the anchor’s parents gave him the best upbringing possible.  Besides this, not much is not known about his parents or siblings if he has any. 

Joe Dana Wife

 Dana is married to Jamie. The duo has been together for more than eighteen years. He and his wife and their two sons reside in the northwest Valley.

Joe Dana Kids

He and his wife, Jamie are proud parents of two young boys though their names have not been mentioned yet.

Joe Dana KPNX 12

Dana works at KPNX 12 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Tram Mai
  2. Lindsay Riley
  3. Cameron Cox
  4. Emily Pritchard
  5. Emma Jade
  6. Krystle Henderson
  7. Jonathan McCall
  8. Brahm Resnik
  9. Luke Lyddon
  10. Lauren Rainson
  11. Stella Sun
  12. Lina Washington
  13. Scott McDonnell

Joe Dana Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Dana is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 14.5K Followers around 5.1K followers on his Facebook page, and 394 followers on his Instagram account.