Dawna Friesen Bio, Age, Husband, Family, Net Worth, Height, Awards

Dawna Friesen (NBC) Biography and Wiki

Dawna Friesen is a renowned award-winning Canadian Television journalist and the current chief anchor and executive editor of Global National. Previously, Dawna was a foreign correspondent for NBC News until 2010.

Friesen began her profession in 1985 perusing news at a hybrid television and radio broadcast in Brandon, Manitoba. She later reported for other stations in Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary, Thunder Bay, Vancouver, and Toronto. In the late 1990s, Dawna joined NBC News as a foreign correspondent. She had an amazing tenure at NBC News and covered stories out of London as well as the Middle East before joining Global News as their Global National anchor, succeeding Kevin Newman. She also hosts the network’s newsmagazine series The New Reality.

Dawna Friesen Age and Birthday

Friesen was born on October 8, 1964, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is 58 years old and she will be turning 59 years old on October 8, 1964. She is of Canadian nationality. Her Zodiac Sign is Libra.

Dawna Friesen’s Profile Summary

  • Real name: Dawna Friesen
  • Birthday: October 8, 1964
  • Age: 58 years (Turning 59 on Oct 8, 2023)
  • Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5 feet 3 inches tall
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Net Worth: $2.5 million

Dawna Friesen Height

Friesen is a gorgeous journalist who stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall. Moreover, she has Blue color and Blonde hair.

Dawna Friesen Family/Parents

Friesen was born and raised on a farm west of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada by her loving parents. Her father had her work on the farm and taught her to drive a tractor when she was only 6 years old. However, her parent’s identities are not yet disclosed.

Dawna Friesen Husband

Friesen was married to Tom Kennedy and they got divorced in 2018. Later that same year on July 28, 2018, Dawna got married to Rick Anderson. Dawna and Tom were blessed with one child, a son whose identity is not yet disclosed.

Dawna Friesen Education

The Canadian journalist graduated from Paul Kane High School in St. Albert, Alberta in 1981. Dawna later attended Red River College Polytechnic and graduated in 1984 from RRC’s Creative Communications program. From there, Dawna began her journalism career working in Brandon, Saskatoon, Thunder Bay, and Winnipeg.

Dawna Friesen’s Awards

Friesen has had an impressive career and earned the following awards;

  • 2009 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Breaking News Story – Long Form, as a correspondent in NBC’s coverage of the 2008 United States presidential election.
  • Won the 2011 Gemini Award, best news anchor.

Dawna Friesen Net Worth

Friesen is a Candian award-winning journalist with an estimated net worth of about $2.5 million as of 2023.

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