Dana King

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Dana King
Born Dana King
(1960-03-07) March 7, 1960 (age 58)
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Education Ferris State University
Academy of Art University
Occupation Journalist, TV Anchor
Sculptor
Notable credit(s) Good Morning America
CBS Morning News
National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Dana King (born March 7, 1960)[1] is an American broadcast journalist and sculptor. She served as an anchor for San Francisco CBS Affiliate KPIX. In 2012, King left KPIX to pursue her passion in sculpting and art.[2][3] Her outdoor sculpture commemorating the Montgomery Bus Boycott is displayed at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama.

Journalism career

King won a local Emmy Award for her reporting in Honduras in 1998 and 2000, reporting on the consequences of Hurricane Mitch.[1] King also won an RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award in March 2005 for her reporting on the tenth anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide.[1] She is also known for her coverage of the conflict in Afghanistan, and the September 11 Attacks.[4]

In the early 1990s, King co-anchored ABC's Good Morning America Sunday,[5] before moving to CBS's CBS Morning News (1994–95)[6] and other CBS News programs.

Art career

King's outdoor sculpture dedicated to the memory of the women who led and sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott is on display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice that opened in 2018 in Montgomery, Alabama.[7]

Notes

  1. ^ a b c "Dana King". Archived from the original on 2011-03-09. Retrieved 2011-04-13.
  2. ^ "KPIX Anchor Dana King Will Leave Her Post to Pursue Art Career", Oakland Tribune, December 5, 2012.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required).
  3. ^ "Dana King Announces Departure From CBS 5", KPIX-TV, December 5, 2012.
  4. ^ Dana King, Mimi Towle, Marin Magazine, May 2007
  5. ^ "KTVI’s King to co-host 'GMA Sunday'", Variety, October 2, 1992.
  6. ^ "'GMA Sunday' Anchor To Join CBS Magazine", Chicago Sun-Times, November 18, 1993  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required).
  7. ^ Wright, Barnett (April 19, 2018). "What's inside Montgomery's national peace and slave memorial museum opening April 26". Birmingham Times. Retrieved April 21, 2018.

External links

  • Official website
  • Dana King on IMDb
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