Dana King Bio & Facts, Age, Height, Family, Career, Net worth, Social Media

Dana King
Dana King

Dana King Biography and wiki

Dana King is an American broadcast award-winning journalist and former CBS Affiliate KPIX Morning News anchor. On December 7, 2012, King announced that she would be leaving KPIX to pursue her passion for sculpting and art.

King’s Age and birthday

She was born on March 7, 1960, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. This makes her 63 years old as of 2023.

Dana’s Height and weight

She stands on an average height of 5 feet 3 inches, with a weight of 57 kg.

Dana King Educational background

King attended and graduated from Ferris State University.

Dana King Family

She was born to a black man from Arkansas and a white Jewish woman from Cleveland. Her dad was the maître d’ at the country club in town. Her dad died when she was 18 months old, so she was left with her mom and her older brother.

Dana King’s Husband and children

She is married to Linden Keith King, a linebacker who played thirteen seasons in the NFL – nine for the San Diego Chargers and four for the Los Angeles Raiders. After Football, Linden King transitioned into music and was the lead singer in a country band titled “Linden King and Southern Steel” for several years in the early 1990s.

King and her husband are blessed with three children Noah, Hannah, and Jonah King.

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Dana King Career

For her reporting in Honduras in 1998 and 2000, King won a local Emmy Award, reporting on the consequences of Hurricane Mitch. King also won an RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award in March 2005 for her reporting on the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide. She is also known for her coverage of the Afghanistan conflict and the September 11 Attacks.

King co-anchored ABC’s Good Morning America Sunday in the early 1990s, before moving to CBS’s CBS Morning News (1994–95) and other CBS News programs.

On December 7, 2012, King announced her departure as a news anchor for CBS San Francisco. Although this departure allowed King more free time to pursue her art career, she initially began her career while at the same time working as a news anchor for KPIX-TV (CBS 5). King planned to pursue her passion for art and sculpture in the time following her departure. King saw sculpting as her “third career,” explaining art and sculpture as her passion and true calling. King’s art includes sculpture mediums, charcoal drawing, and oil painting. In addition, King explains her departure from journalism, saying, “I’m still a journalist, but now my medium is Clay.

King is known for her sculptures and community projects that revolve around the goal of portraying a political message throughout her art career. One of King’s best-known sculptures is her outdoor sculpture dedicated to the memory of the women who led and sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott. This sculpture is on display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened in Montgomery, Alabama in 2018.

Dana King’s Net worth and salary

King’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million – $3 million dollars. She has made such an amount of wealth from her primary career as a Journalist.

Dana King Social media links

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