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Don Dahler
Don Dahler

Don Dahler Biography

Don Dahler is a CBS News correspondent and the author of many books, including the mysteries A Tight Lie and Water Hazard, the thriller Do A Little Wrong, the historical mystery/thriller The Lost King, and the new YA sci-fi series My Soul To Keep. Dahler worked as an anchor and reporter for the New York television station WCBS-TV.

Don Dahler CBS | Wikipedia

Dahler joined CBS2 News as a weekend evening anchor on September 4, 2007. On May 27, 2008, the New York Daily News announced that the station has opted to give Don the co-anchor ship of the 12Noon and 6:00 PM newscasts, pairing him with veteran Dana Tyler. This happened just five days after Jim Rosenfield, a two-time alum, was fired due to budget cuts. Dahler was moved to weekends on September 8, 2011, to make place for Chris Wragge, who is returning to the local station after a 9-month stay as co-host of CBS’ The Early Show.

Don Dahler Career

Dahler began working as a correspondent for CBS News in April of 2013. He can be seen on the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley and CBS This Morning on a daily basis. Dahler worked as a news anchor at WCBS, the CBS flagship station in New York City, from 2007 to 2013.

In February 1999, he was named ABC News reporter, providing national and international news reporting for all ABC News programs. Dahler covered many of the day’s most important topics for ABC News, including the Kosovo war, the Columbine school killings, the Oklahoma City tornadoes, and the presidential election recounts. Dahler was the first network correspondent to report live from the scene of the WorldTradeCenter assaults on September 11, 2001.

Prior to US military intervention against the Taliban administration, Dahler was one of the first American journalists to enter Afghanistan. Following that, his reporting concentrated on the Northern Alliance’s battlefield activity and, as the American air campaign began, their quick drive southward into Kabul. He covered the weeklong siege of Konduz for Good Morning America, World News Tonight, ABC News Radio, and ABCNEWS.com in real-time. He’s been back to Afghanistan three times since then for follow-up reports.

Dahler, a Nightline producer, and his camera crew crossed the Syrian border into northern Iraq in the summer of 2002 for a series of exclusive Kurdish reports. They were the region’s first American television journalists in ten years.

For three months, Dahler worked as an embedded journalist with the 101st Airborne, traveling and living with Army soldiers and participating in foot patrols and aerial attacks alongside front-line troops. Dahler frequently submitted live television broadcasts from the field with equipment he carried in his backpack, using cutting-edge technology. He returned to Iraq three more times with various American Army and Marine forces, including to cover the elections in the volatile city of Fallujah.

Dahler worked as an NBC News correspondent in the West Coast bureaus from 1997 to 1999. For the nighttime magazine show Business Center, he presented long-form stories on the sports and entertainment industries’ business. He covered breaking news and provided live business reports for CNBC’s daytime news programs. From 1996-1997 he worked as a general assignment reporter for the nascent Fox News Channel in New York, where he did investigative pieces and covered national news events.

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Dahler worked as a producer for CBS News’ 48 Hours before becoming an on-air correspondent. He created and produced show segments, as well as coordinated a variety of hour-long shows. Dahler traveled extensively around Africa, Asia, and Latin America for nine years, producing, writing, and hosting documentaries, nature films, and syndicated specials through his production firm. During this time, he also worked as a freelance travel writer, mostly for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Charlotte Magazine featured two of his earliest short works of fiction. He worked as a reporter for WGHP-TV in High Point, North Carolina, from 1982 until 1985. As an intern at KENS-TV in San Antonio, he got his first break in the profession when the News Director began employing him as an on-air reporter.

Don Dahler Age

How old is Don? Dahler is 62 years old as of 2021. He was born in 1960 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Don Dahler Education

He graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte after attending MacArthur High School and San Antonio College.

Don Dahler Nationality | Ethnicity

What ethnicity is Don? he belongs to white ethnicity/heritage, he was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America, Don holds American nationality and citizenship by birth.

Don Dahler Height

Dahler stands at a height of  5 feet 8 inches (1.73m).

Don Dahler Family | Siblings | Parents

Dahler was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado to an Air Force family and grew up all over the United States. Dahler has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Dahler has any siblings.

Don Dahler Wife | Married

He was first married to Sara James, Dahler NBC News. He later married Katie Dahler. The two reside in New York City with their two daughters.

Don Dahler Salary

How much does he earn? Dahler earns an estimated salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500 annually.

Don Dahler Net Worth

Dahler has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a CBS News correspondent and author.

Don Dahler Awards

Dahler has won multiple journalism accolades, including a Peabody and a DuPont for ABC News’ 9/11 coverage, a National Emmy Award for News and Documentary in 1993, two CINE Golden Eagles, and a bronze medal from the New York Film and TV Festival.

Don Dahler Books

  • A Tight Lie a murder mystery, 2009.
  • Water Hazard
  • The thriller Do A Little Wrong
  • The historical mystery/thriller The Lost King
  • He new YA sci-fi series My Soul To Keep.

Don Dahler CNBC

Dahler was a Los Angeles-based correspondent for CNBC in 1997. He reported on the sports and entertainment industries for CNBC. Prior to working at CNBC and a brief spell as an investigative correspondent at Fox News Channel, Dahler was a producer for CBS News’ 48 Hours. Before that, he worked in Africa, Latin America, and Asia, producing documentaries and wildlife films. He hosted Justice Files on the Discovery Channel in 2001 and 2002.

Don Dahler ABC

Dahler joined ABC News in September 1999 as a National Correspondent for Good Morning America. Since then, he has submitted reports for ABC’s Nightline, Primetime, 20/20 Downtown, Good Morning America, and World News Tonight, among others. For conflict reportage, he has also traveled to Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He was embedded with the 101st Airborne during the initial invasion and has returned for three more embeds with US troops.