Wayne Dawson Bio-Wiki

Wayne Dawson is an American 11-time Emmy-winning journalist working at FOX 8 News Cleveland, Ohio, as a weekday morning Anchor from 4:30a.m to 10 a.m. He has been part of this network since 1981.

Wayne Dawson Age, Birthday

Dawson is 68 years old as of 2023. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA on 1955 April 24th. Thus, Wayne holds his birthday on the 24th of April every year and his birth sign is Taurus.

Wayne Dawson Family, Parents/Siblings

Capel was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. However, his parents divorced leaving Wayne’s mom, Ann Dawson in his custody. He was raised alongside his younger brother William Dawson who currently serves at East Cleveland Municipal as a judge.

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Wayne Dawson Education

For his academic qualifications, Wayne went to Kent State University where he graduated and earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism in 1979.

Wayne Dawson’s Wife, Children

Dawson is happily married to Millie and they are proud parents of five children though four of them are from his first marriage namely Dannielle, Tamara, Crystal, and Tyshin. Earlier, Wayne was married to  Laverne Dawson and they bore four children together. He and his wife, Millie currently reside together at their suburban home in Highland Heights, Ohio alongside their children.

Wayne Dawson Career

 Dawson serves as a weekday morning Anchor at FOX 8 News Cleveland, Ohio.  He is co-anchor of Fox 8 News in the Morning, Cleveland’s No.1 morning show, weekdays from 4 am to 10 am. Prior to teaming up with the morning crew, Wayne served as co-anchor of the weekend editions of FOX 8 News – rated No.1 for 5 consecutive years with Wayne behind the desk.

For two years prior to joining WJW in the late –‘70s, Wayne served as a reporter/anchor at WNIR Radio in Kent, Ohio. An 11-time Emmy winner, he is a representative of the NAACP, the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, and the National Association of Black Journalists. He is also part of the Broadcasters Hall of Fame. In 2014 Wayne was inducted into the NATAS Silver Circle and also acquired the Chuck Heaton Award for the Cleveland Press Club. He was also privileged with the William Taylor Alumni Award from the Mass Communications and Journalism School of Kent State University.

Wayne was also 2 times titled one of the Jaycees’ “Outstanding Young Men of America.” Beyond that, the Professional Women’s Business Association honored Wayne as “Outstanding TV News Reporter” and Delta Sigma Theta nominated him “Man of the Year.” Wayne also operates as an ordained minister.

Wayne Dawson Height

Dawson has an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches equaling 1.75 meters.

Wayne Dawson Salary

Dawson has an approximate annual salary ranging from $ 110,475 K to $ 265,145 K.

Wayne Dawson’s Net Worth

Dawson has an estimated net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 5 Million and above. Nevertheless, his career as a long-term journalist is his main source of revenue.

Is Wayne Dawson on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow him via Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.  Wayne doesn’t appear to currently have public, TikTok, or Snapchat accounts.

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