Wayne Dawson Bio, Age, Height, FOX 8 News, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Wayne Dawson Bio, Wiki

Wayne Dawson is an 11-time Emmy-winning American anchor/reporter working at FOX 8 News Cleveland, Ohio serving as a weekday morning Anchor from 4:30a.m to 10 a.m.  He has been working with this station since 1981.

Wayne Dawson Age

Dawson was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on the 24th of April, 1955. He is 67 years old as of 2023. Accordingly, Wayne celebrates his birthday on the 24th of April every year and his zodiac sign is Taurus.

Wayne Dawson Height

Dawson stands approximately 5 feet 7  inches (1.7 m) and weighs around 83 kg.

Wayne Dawson Education

For his Education, Wayne graduated from Kent State University where he acquired a bachelor of arts degree in journalism in 1979.

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Wayne Dawson Career

Dawson works at FOX 8 News Cleveland, Ohio serving as a weekday morning Anchor.  He is co-anchor of Fox 8 News in the Morning, Cleveland’s Number one morning show, weekdays from 4 am to 10 am. Prior to teaming up with the morning crew, Wayne worked as co-anchor of the weekend editions of FOX 8 News – rated Number one for five consecutive years with Wayne behind the desk.

For two years before joining WJW in the late –‘70s, Wayne worked as an anchor/reporter at WNIR Radio in Kent, Ohio. An eleven-time Emmy winner, Wayne is a representative of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity and the NAACP, the National Association of Black Journalists. He is also a representative of the Broadcasters Hall of Fame. In 2014 Wayne was inducted into the NATAS Silver Circle and also earned the Chuck Heaton Award for the Cleveland Press Club. He was also honored with the William Taylor Alumni award from the Journalism and Mass Communications School of Kent State University.

Wayne was also twice titled one of the Jaycees’ “Outstanding Young Men of America.” Beyond that, the Professional Women’s Business Association appointed Wayne as “Outstanding TV News Reporter” and Delta Sigma Theta titled him “Man of the Year.” Wayne also serves as an ordained minister.

Wayne Dawson’s Net Worth

In Wayne’s career as an anchor/reporter, he has been able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5 Million.

Wayne Dawson Salary

Dawson acquires annual earnings that range between $ 112, 585 and $ 267, 215.

Wayne Dawson’s Parents and Siblings

Dawson was born and raised by his devoted parents in Cleveland, Ohio. Nevertheless, his parents officially separated living Wayne’s mom, Ann Dawson in his custody. In addition, Wayne has a younger brother named William Dawson who currently serves at East Cleveland Municipal as a judge.

Wayne Dawson Wife

Dawson is married to Millie. The duo has been together for more than a decade.  Previously, Wayne was married to  Laverne Dawson and they bore four children together. Moreover, the couple currently resides together at their suburban home in Highland Heights, Ohio.

Wayne Dawson’s Kids

He and his wife are proud parents of five children though four of them are from his first marriage. Their names are Dannielle, Tamara, Crystal, and Tyshin.

Wayne Dawson Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Dawson is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 12.9K Followers around 37K followers on his Facebook page, and 29.7 K followers on his Instagram account.

Wayne Dawson FOX 8 News

Dawson works at FOX 8 News where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jazmin Bailey
  2. Mackenzie Bart
  3. Andre’ Bernier
  4. Kristi Capel
  5. Ken Carman
  6. Jenn Harcher
  7. Natalie Herbick
  8. Jennifer Jordan
  9. Andre Knott
  10. Roosevelt Leftwich
  11. Lou Maglio
  12. Tracy McCool
  13. Todd Meany
  14. Elizabeth Noreika
  15. John Sabol
  16. Scott Sabol
  17. Stefani Schaefer
  18. Gabe Spiegel
  19. John Telich
  20. Joe Toohey
  21. Alexis Walters
  22. PJ Ziegler