Don Lemon TV Journalist

Don lemon

Don Lemon (born March 1, 1966) is an American journalist and news presenter, best known as the host of the prime-time weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Don Lemon was born on March 1, 1966 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He majored in broadcast journalism at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York, and also attended Louisiana State University. While in college, Lemon worked as a news assistant at WNYW (TV 5 in New York City). He has also reported as a weekend anchor for WCAU (TV 10 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); anchor and investigative reporter for KTVI (TV 2 in St. Louis); and anchor for WBRC (TV 6 in Birmingham, Alabama). He reported for NBC News' New York City operations, including working as a correspondent for Today and NBC Nightly News and an anchor on Weekend Today and MSNBC. In August 2003 he began at NBC O&O station WMAQ-TV (5 in Chicago), and was a reporter and the 5 p.m. local news co-anchor. Lemon joined CNN in September 2006. Lemon has been outspoken in his work at CNN, criticizing the state of cable news and questioning the network publicly.

Personal details

Date of birth
March 1st, 1966
Place of birth
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
United States of America
African American
Places lived
Louisiana , United States, with Territories
pop. 4,625,470 (2013)


1. Brooklyn College Colleges/University

Brooklyn College is a senior college of the City University of New York, located in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Type University
2013. 71 mil. $
2010. 55.8 mil. $
Institution colors
2900 Bedford Ave, 11210 - Brooklyn, New York
2013. 13,596
2010. 12,804
2009. 12,987
2013. 3,408
2010. 4,108
Acceptance rate
2012. 32.0 %
2010. 30.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 5.43 K $
2011. 5.58 K $
2010. 5.05 K $
2009. 5.05 K $
2008. 4.43 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Brooklyn College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1966., Journalist
b. 1966., Novelist
b. 1964., Writer
b. 1961., Writer
b. 1965., Politician
b. 1962., Novelist
b. 1963., Author
b. 1967., Celebrity

2. Louisiana State University Colleges/University

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, most often referred to as Louisiana State University, or LSU, is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The University was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy. The current LSU main campus was dedicated in 1926, and consists of more than 250 buildings constructed in the style of Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, and occupies a 650-acre (2.6 km²) plateau on the banks of the Mississippi River.

Institution info

Type Land-grant university
2012. 437 mil. $
2010. 386 mil. $
Institution colors
3810 West Lakeshore Drive, 70808 - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2013. 24,931
2010. 23,685
2009. 23,012
2013. 4,934
2010. 5,185
2010. 5,766
Acceptance rate
2013. 75.0 %
2011. 79.6 %
2010. 72.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 7.87 K $
2011. 6.35 K $
2010. 5.76 K $
2009. 5.23 K $
2008. 5.09 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Louisiana State University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1965., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1971., American Football Player
b. 1961., Basketball Coach
b. 1969., Award Winner
b. 1963., Politician
b. 1967., Golfer
b. 1968., Baseball Pitcher
b. 1961., American Football Defensive tackle

Don Lemon on Social media


Company Founded Positions
Official site
Other people associated with WNYW
Official site
Other people associated with KTVI
TV Journalist
TV Journalist
Radio Broadcasting Stations (networks)
Official site
Other people associated with CNN
TV Journalist
TV Journalist
Official site
Other people associated with WMAQ-TV
TV Journalist
TV Meteorologist
TV Meteorologist
Official site
Other people associated with WCAU
Radio personality
TV Journalist
TV Meteorologist
Official site
Other people associated with MSNBC
TV Journalist
TV Host
TV Journalist
Official site
NBC News
Other people associated with NBC News

Movie performances

1. The Big Brass Ring (1999)

played Reporter #4
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
George Hickenlooper
15 Show list $7M

The Big Brass Ring is a 1999 drama film, starring William Hurt, Nigel Hawthorne, Irene Jacob, Jefferson Mays, and Miranda Richardson. The film's script was heavily rewritten by George Hickenlooper and F. X. Feeney from a previous screenplay written by Orson Welles and Oja Kodar in the early 1980s; Hickenlooper also directed the film.


Top cast

Sheldon Buckle
'ETC' News Anchor
Little Boy #1
Anchor #5
Pacxy Barragan
Little John John
Garne Strickland
Aide #1
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Alexandra Welker
United States of America

Regular TV appearances

1. CNN Newsroom

Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
September 4th, 2006 English

Awards won

2013 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
CNN: Election Night in America
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Steve Dolce
Mark Preston
Kathryn Tancos
Josh Braun
Kim Segal
Jeff Simon
Joe Von Kanel
Linda Roth
Miguel Marquez
Pete Seymour
Kate Lunger
Marlena Baldacci
Patrick Ford
Rachael Shackelford
Emily Minner
Rick DiBella
Anastasia Diakides
Katherine Wojtecki
Guy Pepper
Maria Spinella
Carey Bodenheimer
Rich Phillips
Aaron Cooper
Ish Estrada
Jill Chappell
Stephanie Kotuby
Eric Weisbrod
Lucy Spiegel
Adam Levy
Brian Todd
Rebecca Kutler
Paul Vercammen
John Murgatroyd
Reza Baktar
Donn Cost
Dugald McConnell
Mike Roselli
Ted Rowlands
Alec Miran
Anne Brown
Emily Rust
John Berman
Melissa Block
Sarah Baker
Eric Fiegel
Brad Hodges
Molly Levinson
Hunter Burgarella
Justin Lear
Janelle Rodriguez
Eric Sherling
Matt Hoye
Sara Rudolph
Janet DiGiacomo
Rachel Rosen
Wil Surratt
Ellen Van de Mark
Sara Weisfeldt
Kirk McDonald
Todd Sperry
Alan Silverleib
Kara Manry
Renee Cullen
Traci Tamura
Shannon Travis
Brad Parks
Gabriella Schwarz
Jennifer Mikell
Jeff Kepnes
Craig Broffman
Jessica Metzger
Michelle Jaconi
Suzanne Nelson
Alison Harding
Pallavi Reddy
Laura Bernardini
David Gracey
Paul Steinhauser
Vaughn Sterling
Peter Lanier
Adam Aigner-Treworgy
Sam Feist
Peter Hamby
Patricia Dicarlo
Eric Marrapodi
Meghan Rafferty
Javier De Diego
Stacey Samuel
Gary Tuchman
Ronnie Berke
Lindsay Perna
Shawna Shepherd
Lindy Hall
Leslie Perrot
Robert Yoon
Hardy Spire
Nora Zimmet
Rachel Streitfeld
Jennifer Buesinger
Stan Wilson
Matt Speiser
James Gray
Tyler Sloan
Kevin Bohn
Steve Brusk
Keating Holland
Dana Garrett
Kathleen Johnston


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