Wayne Dawson (FOX 8) Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Daughter, Salary, Net Worth

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Wayne Dawson Biography

 Wayne Dawson is an American television newscaster and co-host of Fox 8 in the morning, a morning show broadcast on Fox affiliate WJW-TV Channel 8, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Before teaming up with the morning crew, Wayne served as co-anchor of the weekend editions of FOX 8 News – rated Number 1 for five consecutive years with Wayne behind the desk.

Dawson was an anchor/reporter at WNIR-AM in Kent, Ohio for two years prior to joining WJW in 1981. Dawson is a graduate of Cuyahoga Community College. He later joined Kent State University and graduated in 1979 with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism.

Wayne Dawson Age

Wayne Dawson was born on April 24, 1955, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is 67 years old as of 2022.

Wayne Dawson Height

Dawson stands at a height of  5 feet 6 inches.

Wayne Dawson Family

Wayne was born to Annie L. Dawson his mother. Little is known about his father. He has one brother by the name William Dawson.

Wayne Dawson Wife

Dawson is a married man to his wife, Millie. The couple is blessed with a daughter. The family currently lives in the suburb of Highland Heights, Ohio.

Wayne Dawson First Wife

LaVerne Dawson is the first wife of Wayne Dawson. Together they have four children Tamara, Crystal, Tyshin, and Danielle.

Wayne Dawson Daughter

Dawson has a daughter by the name of Danielle Dawson.

Wayne Dawson Salary

Dawson receives an annual average salary of  $ 72,507. This is according to Fox 8 anchors’ salaries.

Wayne Dawson Net Worth

Dawson has an estimated net worth of $1 million U.S dollars. His career as an anchor is the primary source of his income.

 Awards and Honors

  • Eight-time regional flangie finals Emmy Award winner (Lower Great Lakes-NATAS), Dawson is also a member of the NAACP, the National Association of African American Journalists, and the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.
  • In 2014 Wayne was inducted into the NATAS Silver Circle and also received the Chuck Heaton Award from the Cleveland Press Club.
  • He was inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame (located in Akron, Ohio) in 2000.

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