Dawna Friesen, Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wiki, Global News, Family, Net Worth, Salary, Husband, Kids, Illness

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Dawna Friesen Biography | Wiki

Dawna Friesen is a famous Canadian television journalist executive editor and chief anchor for Global News. She is also the flagship national newscast for Global News. In addition to that, Before joining Global News Dawna used to work for NBC News as its foreign correspondent. Furthermore, Friesen has an experience of over thirty years working as a journalist. Therefore she has been working everywhere from small towns in Canada to the front lines of history. Not so long ago she anchored Global News’ coverage of America Votes 2016 from Washington, D.C. when Donald Trump was elected as the president.

Dawna Friesen Age

Dawna Friesen Height |  Measurements

Friesen is a beautiful and diligent lady who is very passionate about her work which has led to national recognition. Information regarding her height, she stands at an average and moderate height that is estimated to be 5ft and 5 inches which is relatively 1.65 meters tall.

Dawna Friesen Weight

She has a moderate body measurement weight by the look of her current photos, However, we clearly don’t have the exact measurement of her weight but we will do our research and update you soon.

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Family

She was born and brought up to both loving and caring parents in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her father Henry Friesen was a farmer while her mother Vivien Friesen was active in local politics. However, at the aging stage, her parents were diagnosed with dementia disease, which affected Friesen mentally.

Dawna Friesen Education

Friesen did attend Red River College where she studied communications and journalism. Then in 1993, Dawna earned a Southam Fellowship for Journalists from the University of Toronto and also in 2009, the Eminent Alumni Award from Red River College.

Dawna Friesen Global News | Career

Dawna began her career in 1985 reading news at a hybrid television and radio station in Brandon, Manitoba. later she went to report for other stations in Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Saskatoon, Calgary, and Vancouver together with Toronto.

In addition, Friesen was recruited in the late 1990s by the national networks in Canada and the US and she joined NBC News. During her work at NBC, Friesen covers stories out of London as well as the Middle East, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict murder of The Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in Karachi.

Her good work led to her winning the News and Documentary Emmy Award as a correspondent in NBC’s coverage of the 2008 United States presidential election.

Dawna joined Global News in the year 2010 as their  Global National anchor, succeeding Kevin Newman. After that, Dawna became the third full-time news anchor to lead a nightly newscast in Canada, after Sophie Thibault in 2002 and Céline Galipeau in the year 2009, and also the first in English Canada

Furthermore, Friesen won the Gemini Award for best news anchor in 2011. Besides that, she also hosts the Global National network’s newsmagazine series The New Reality.

Dawna Friesen’s Net Worth

Dawna Friesen Salary

The annual salary that she receives per year is approximately around $ 60,930 per year.

Nationality and Ethnicity

She is a Canadian citizen by birth and Friesen has a White ethnicity/heritage respectively.

Dawna Friesen Husband | Spouse

Friesen was first a wife to Tom Kennedy who they divorced in 2018. Later she found the love of her life in the same year Rick Anderson and they tied the knot on the 28th of July 2018.

Children | Kids

Dawna and her husband have a lovely kid whose name is not available at the moment.

Friesen is a television journalist executive editor and chief anchor for Global News.

Dawna Friesen Illness

Information about her illness is not available at the moment, but we will do our research and update you soon.

She was born in the year 1964 on the 8th of October in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Social Media

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