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Donna Deegan

Person from United States of America

Donna Deegan is currently an author, breast cancer awareness advocate, and weekday television anchor, alongside Jeff Marcu and Shannon Ogden, on First Coast News at WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Deegan co-anchors the weeknight 5:30 and 11 p.m. newscasts of First Coast News. Donna was raised on the southside of Jacksonville and graduated from Bishop Kenny High School in 1979. She holds a BS '84 in Communications from Florida State University. She is the niece of former Jacksonville mayor Tommy Hazouri. Donna started her career in 1984 as the morning anchor for WTXL in Tallahassee. In 1985, she became the West Palm Bureau Chief for WTVX in Fort Pierce. She then became the morning and noon anchor for WPEC in West Palm Beach where she remained until August 1988. Donna then took the opportunity to return to her native Jacksonville and became the anchor of the weekend broadcasts on WTLV. In 1992, she became anchor of the 5:30 and 11 p.m. newscasts on WTLV. She is a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Jacksonville Beach. She has two children, Danielle and Drew, from a previous marriage to First Coast News Sports Director, Dan Hicken. She married First Coast News  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1962
Place of birth
Jacksonville
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Dan Hicken Tim Deegan
Profession
Journalist

Education

Institution From To
Florida State University
Bishop Kenny High School

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