Dawn Baker Profile
Dawn Baker is an American journalist working for WTOC serving as an anchor. She has been working as an anchor at WTOC since 1989.
Dawn Baker Education
Baker attended Savannah High School and graduated in honor. Later on, she furthered her studies at Howard University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Dawn Baker Career
Baker is an anchor who co-anchors The News at 5:30 and THE News at 11:00. Her commitment to the community and journalism has won her numerous honors and awards from organizations such as SCLC, NAACP, and League of Women Voters among others. She had also worked for other stations prior to joining WTOC-TV.
For instance, she previously worked for WECT-TV where she served as a general assignment reporter from December 1988 to December 1989. Baker always wanted to be a journalist ever since she was in high school and did everything she could to pursue her dream. Whenever she is not working, she enjoys speaking at various civic events and talking to students encouraging them to set their goals high and stay in school.
Dawn Baker Age
Baker was born on the 16th of April in Ricabero, Liberty County, Georgia, United States. However, the information about her exact year of birth is still under review. She might be in her late 30s.
Dawn Baker Height
Baker stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Quick Facts About Dawn Baker
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Dawn Baker Family
Information regarding Baker’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available. On December 12, 2021, she shared a post on her Facebook page wishing her mother a happy mother’s day.
Dawn Baker Husband
Baker is happily married to her handsome husband by the name of Dean.
Dawn Baker Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WTOC Baker earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 and $ 100,000.
Dawn Baker’s Net Worth
Baker has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.
Dawn Baker Vaccine
Baker is the first person in the United States to get a shot in Phase Three COVID-19 vaccine trial. She also read all the documentation the doctors sent her, and signed a lot of agreements and the doctors said that in the first two phases the most severe symptoms anybody had were cold-like symptoms, nausea, fever, and a little light flu. Furthermore, she stated that it was worth it despite the commitment.
Dawn Baker Book(Dawn’s Daughter)
Baker is the author of Dawn’s Daughter: Everything A Woman Needs To Know. She uses the book as a tool to empower women and teenage girls and present them with guidelines for a successful professional and personal life. A portion of the proceeds from her book goes to “The Dawning of a Miracle Scholarship,” a fund she created to help young ladies with chronic/life-threatening illnesses go to college. Additionally, she has also awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to very deserving young ladies.
Dawn Baker Community Service
Baker has been very active in the community by serving on boards like the Better Business Bureau, the Reardon Center for Children with Brain Disorders, the Wesley Community Center, the American Diabetes Association, the American Red Cross Bone Marrow Program, and Goodness & Mercy Foundation, Inc. Furthermore, she also hosts many fundraisers for various non-profit organizations throughout the Coastal Empire and Low Country as well as serve as a host of the Children’s Miracle Network and the College Fund Telethons.
Dawn Baker Trip to Africa
Her trip to Ghana made her even more driven and determined to do more to help her fellow women. She was touched by the gracious and beautiful people in the Konongo Village who work very hard, but have very few opportunities to move above a certain level of poverty. Since she returned from the mission in June 2006, she has worked to raise money to help the foundation make a meaningful difference in the lives of countless people in underserved areas of Africa.
The following year in February 2007, she traveled to another third-world country with volunteers with a group called Faith In Practice on their medical mission to Guatemala. A few months later, in September, she had the honor of going back to Africa. This time, she spent a week working with Goodness & Mercy Foundation in Ajalli, Nigeria. Traveling to these third-world nations has made her even more proud of the great nation in which she lives.
Dawn Baker Awards and Honors
Baker has won a ton of awards from organizations all over the globe. Some of the organizations include NAACP, SCLC, League of Women Voters and so many others. The AME Evangelical Minister’s Union presented her the Rosa Parks Award, and Chatham County Youth Commission honored her with the Beverly Whitehead Award for Service to the Youth Commission.
Savannah State University awarded me the Southern Regional Press Institute Service Award; Excellence in Journalism Award and The Louis R. Lautier Award for Career Achievement Recently, she received the 2016 Best Documentary Award from Georgia Associated Press Media Editors for her program spotlighting the opening of the National Museum of African American Culture and History.
Dawn Baker WTOC
Baker is currently working at WTOC where she works alongside other famous WTOC anchors and reporters including;
- Dawn Baker
- Mike Cihla
- Cyreia Sandlin
- Kyle Jordan
- Jessica Savage
- Max Diekneite
- Tim Guidera
- Jake Wallace
- Hayley Boland