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Don Tollefson

Person from United States of America

Don Tollefson (born September 12, 1952) is a popular sports anchorman for the Fox 29 News at Ten on WTXF-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He is the host of Eagles Game Day Live, and also has a radio show on Sports Radio 950 WPEN. Tollefson grew up in California and attended the Menlo School in Menlo Park, California. He attended Stanford University and began his journalism career as a correspondent for the AP in San Francisco where he covered the Patty Hearst kidnapping. In 1975 he moved east and became a sportscaster and sports director of WPVI-TV (Channel 6-ABC, Philadelphia). He left WPVI in 1990 partially for health reasons, but mostly because of his determination to create a non-profit motivational program to benefit disadvantaged children called "Winning Ways." Tollefson recently created a philanthropic arm of "Winning Ways" called "One Child Saved." OnNovember 18, 1999, Tollefson was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame. Tollefson, DonTollefson, DonTollefson, DonTollefson, DonTollefson, DonTollefson, DonTollefson, Don  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1952-09-12
Nationality
United States of America

Education

Institution From To
Stanford University

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