Dawn Davenport introduces herself as a sideline reporter who has been associated with ESPN since 2013. She is an Emmy Awards winning sports journalist and anchor with significant live shot experience. She has experience of hosting thirty minute and hour long sports specials. She has also been known as a strong producer and writer and has been working as an editor on both linear equipment and nonlinear equipment. With her strong reporting and people skills, she has been able to prove herself as an asset for ESPN.
Born in Piano, Texas, Dawn Davenport grew up in Atlanta and spent most of the time in Atlanta and completed her school education from there. Having interest in journalism from early days, she decided to pursue a career in journalism after she completed her high school education. She joined Auburn University and graduated with a degree in mass communications/radio, television, a film in December 2002. During her college days, she was on a volleyball team and she was a three-year letter winner. She was also a two-time SEC Academic All-American member on the volleyball team.
Davenport started her career from WWAY NewsChannel 3 from March 2003, where she worked as Weekend Sports Anchor/ Reporter. After working more than two years in WWAY, she moved to WRIC Young Broadcasting, where she served as Sports Anchor/Reporter for three years. In July 2008, Davenport started to work as Sports Anchor/Reporter WKRN and worked in the same position for seven years. Similarly, she also served as Morning News Anchor for Young Broadcasting for three years, starting in 2013.
After gaining experience in media in different positions, she landed on job of Sideline Reporter in August 2013 at ESPN, since then she has been serving ESPN as college football reporter. She also currently serves WKRN-ABC as a morning show anchor. During her tenure in WRIC-ABC in Richmond, her sports department won AP Award for Best Year-Round Sports Coverage. She also has experience of working for events for CSS Sports Atlanta and for the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).
This award-winning journalist has been considered as beauty with brain. With her unique presentation style, she has been able to give her strong impression in the field of journalism. Besides her professional career, she loves to spend time working out and playing various sports and its impact can be seen in her body figure. Being a sports journalist, she spent most of her time on Television watching all sports. She is fond of playing golf. She has also been active in children’s mentoring programs.
Moving to her personal life, she has not spoken much more about her married life, children, and husband. Most probably she is a married woman and might have children but without any information it is hard to speak on her marital status. She is active in all social media facebook, twitter, and facebook. To get more information about her professional career, you can refer to her profile on LinkedIn, ESPN’s official website and on various biography website.
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