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.
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
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.
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