Dion Lim Biography
Dion Lim is a widely recognized American journalist who has worked for KGO-TV/ABC7 as a news anchor and reporter since October 2017. She previously worked as a lead anchor for CBS Tampa Bay’s 5 p.m./6 p.m. and #1 rated 11 p.m. newscasts in the country’s 11th largest market.
She also served as the face of NBC Charlotte, anchoring primary 5 p.m./11 p.m. newscasts in the country’s 22nd largest market, which has around 1.2 million television homes. Dion also used to work as a weekday morning anchor at KMBC-TV (ABC). Dion created marketing possibilities to boost the prominence of the television station during her time there by building the consumer franchise, her Daily Deals with the most-read blog for ABC Kansas City.
Dion Lim Age
Dion Lim was born in Michigan, in the United States on May 13.
Dion Lim Height
Dion stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in/1.6m tall.
Dion Lim Family
Her father and mother, who were both caring and loving, raised her in Michigan. Dion’s family immigrated to America from Hong Kong and Taiwan. Dion’s father worked in a pharmacy. Dion also holds Hong Kong citizenship and is of Taiwanese heritage.
Dion Lim Husband
Dion married her professional poker player husband Evan Panesis. She was stalking him to ask some questions when she was yelled at while covering a crime story.
After reading the story, Evan contacted her via email and asked her out on a date. After a long-distance relationship, he eventually proposed to Dion in 2009. The couple married in June 2011. The exact number of children Dion and her husband have is unknown.
Dion Lim Education
Dion attended Emerson College after finishing primary and secondary school. Dion later earned a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Dion Lim Salary
Dion annually earns a salary of $ 64,929.
Dion Lim’s Net Worth
Dion’s approximate net worth is $1 million.
Dion Lim Career
Her first on-air employment was in Springfield, Massachusetts, after which she was offered a position as an anchor in Kansas City. Dion has previously worked as a news anchor in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Tampa, Florida. During her stint on the show, Dion received bigotry from viewers, including comparisons to Connie Chung.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began, she was working at KGO-TV. Dion had previously reported on attacks on Asians, including one on an old man collecting cans in San Francisco, but she noticed an increase in anti-Asian attitudes during the pandemic.
In an op-ed, Dion stated that reporting on these attacks gave her meaning. Dion and fellow journalist CeFaan Kim discussed their experiences as Asian American journalists reporting on the subject in an interview with TheWrap’s Lawrence Yee and J. Clara Chan. On a PBS NewsHour broadcast, Dion was also asked about her coverage of anti-Asian violence.
Most notably, Dion has scheduled a confrontational interview with San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin in January 2021. Dion questioned him throughout the interview about a tragic vehicle accident caused by Troy McAlister, a parolee Boudin’s office had previously declined to charge due to other breaches.
Dion authored the book Make Your Moment. In his book, he walks you through what she has learned on the job and what it implies for other working women today. Dion will guide you through the perilous and often amusing landscape of today’s workplace, covering practically every circumstance you are likely to encounter.
You will learn how to understand office politics, make online/social media dynamics (both good and bad) work for you, and flourish under pressure, beginning with the art of thinking swiftly on your feet and progressing through #MeToo moments. She learned to stay true to herself so she could discover and seize her moment, climbing from a local reporter to the national stage.