Wayne Dawson Journalist

Wayne Dawson (born April 24, 1955) is an American award-winning 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. For two years prior to joining WJW in 1981, Dawson was an anchor/reporter at WNIR-AM in Kent, Ohio. A graduate of Cuyahoga Community College, Wayne moved on to Kent State University and graduated in 1979 with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism. Dawson currently lives in the suburb of Richmond Heights, Ohio. Wayne Dawson on the Fox 8 in the Morning is known for his sharp sense of style. This reflects on his two co-anchors Kristi Capel and Stefani Schaefer. When Dawson wears a red tie and shirt, then his co-anchors wear something red. If he wears a gray suit, then his co-anchors wear something gray. An eight-time regional flangie finalsEmmy 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. He was inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame (located in Akron, Ohio) in 2000.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 24th, 1955
United States of America
African American
Places lived
Cleveland , Ohio
pop. 390,113 (2013)


1. Kent State University Colleges/University

Kent State University (also known as Kent, Kent State, and KSU) is a public research university located in Kent, Ohio, United States. The university has eight campuses around the Northeast Ohio region with the main campus in Kent being the largest. Other campuses are located in Ashtabula, Burton, East Liverpool, Jackson Township, New Philadelphia, Salem, and Warren, Ohio.

Institution info

Type Public university
2012. 37.6 mil. $
2010. 5.85 mil. $
Institution colors
44242 - Kent, Ohio
2010. 21,178
2009. 19,918
2010. 5,411
Acceptance rate
2012. 83.0 %
2010. 89.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 9.82 K $
2011. 9.35 K $
2010. 9.03 K $
2009. 8.73 K $
2008. 8.43 K $
Official web page www.kent.edu
Wikipedia article
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Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

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

b. 1957., Journalist
b. 1978., Journalist
b. 1961., Journalist
b. 1952., Football Coach
b. 1951., Actor
b. 1956., Writer
b. 1950., American Football Player
b. 1955., Astronaut


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