Don Harris Biography
Don Harris is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who currently works as a daily Sports Anchor and Sports Director for News 4 San Antonio. He started working at the station in November 1989.
Don Harris Age | Birthday
How old is Don? Harris is 43 years old as of September 2021. He was born on September 8, 1978, in Georgia, United States. He celebrates his birthday every September 8th.
Don Harris Education
He went to Churchill High School and later graduated from the University of North Texas in San Antonio.
Don Harris Ethnicity | Nationality
Don is an American national and citizen by birth. He was born in Georgia, United State of America. He is of white ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Don Harris Height | Measurements
How tall is Harris? Harris the Emmy Award-winning journalist stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. However, information about his other body measurements will be updated as soon as possible.
Don Harris Early Life | Family
He was raised by his parents, in Georgia, United States. However, he has not provided any information about his siblings or family in general. It is unknown whether he had siblings, and the identity of his father and mother is still unknown. He has kept the public in the dark about his childhood.
Don Harris Wife | Married
Is Don Married? Harris is a happily married man. He is married to his loving wife Julie Harris. Together they have two sons; Landry Harris and Grant Harris.
Don Harris’s Net Worth
Harris has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – and $5 Million.
Don Harris Salary
Harris earns an annual salary ranging from $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Don Harris News 4| Career
He began his 30th year at the station in 2019. Don received the prestigious Silver Circle award from the National Association of Television Arts & Sciences in 2018. He was recognized at the Sports Emmy Awards for his career accomplishments and more than 25 years of community service. It is the greatest honor the Emmy Awards organization can offer. The Associated Press named Harris best commentary, best sports special, and best sportscast in 2017. He has won and been nominated for Emmys for his sports anchoring, storytelling, and commentary. He has won many Texas A.P. Broadcasters awards for excellent sportscast and best sports story, in addition to his signature.
He has received numerous awards from the Texas Association of Professional Broadcasters for best sportscast and best sports story, as well as his signature “Don’s Extra Point,” which has earned numerous awards for Best Editorial/Commentary. He also handles play-by-play for UTSA Football and “Thursday Night Lights,” a local live high school football program. In the San Antonio community, Harris is well-known. For his work on the air and in the community, he received the prestigious Edna McGaffey Media Excellence Award from the San Antonio Express-News and the local chapter of American Women in Communications.
He was named one of the San Antonio Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” rising stars in the community, and the San Antonio Current readers voted him “Best Talk Radio Host.” Harris made broadcasting history when he became the first and only person to host a live radio sports talk show while also anchoring a live television sportscast. Harris founded the Don Harris Golf Classic in 1998, a golf tournament that benefits a variety of charities, including the Arthritis Foundation and The Family Service Association, The Autism Treatment Center, S.A. Youth, and the First Tee of San Antonio.
Over a million dollars was raised for local children thanks to the participation of many notable local sports superstars. Harris is also a member of the Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation and San Antonio Sports boards, as well as the advisory board of the Miracle League of San Antonio. All of them are actively involved in making a difference in the lives of San Antonio’s children. Harris has covered multiple Super Bowls, Final Fours, and all five Spurs World Championships throughout his 30-year career at News 4 San Antonio. Race for the Rings on News 4 WOAI was one of San Antonio television’s most popular programs.