Don Lemon biography and facts

Journalist from United States of America

Don Lemon Don Lemon (born March 1, 1966) is an American journalist and television anchor, 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. During an on-air interview with members of Bishop Eddie Long's congregation on September 25, 2010, Lemon  ( Wikipedia )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1966-03-01
Place of birth
Louisiana
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Journalist, TV Journalist

Employment

Company Job title From To
WMAQ-TV News Presenter

Education

Institution From To
Brooklyn College
Louisiana State University

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