Dawn Timmeney joined the FOX 29 News team in January of 2013 as a general assignment reporter. She also anchors the weekend evening editions of the FOX 29 News.
Prior to joining FOX 29, Dawn spent twelve years as an anchor at NBC-10 in Philadelphia, where she won an Emmy for Outstanding Entertainment Broadcast. An avid animal lover, Dawn also co-produced and hosted “Dawn’s Pet Project,” an entertaining and informative weekly show about animals which aired on NBC NonStop on Comcast.
Before moving to Philadelphia, Dawn anchored at WBRE-TV, the NBC-affiliate in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She co-anchored the 5pm, 6pm and 11pm news, with the 5pm and 11pm winning Emmy Awards for Best Newscast. Dawn kicked off her television career as a reporter and anchor for two years at WFMZ-TV in Allentown, PA.
Dawn graduated from Emerson College in Boston with a B.S. in Mass Communication and Broadcast Journalism. She attended Moravian Academy in Bethlehem, PA, until 10th grade. Dawn graduated from George School in Newtown, PA, where she spent her last two years of high school as a boarding student.
In 1993, Dawn and her husband founded the Max and Lorraine Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to helping children who suffer from asthma. In conjunction with the American Lung Association, they established Camp AsthmaCadabra in the Pocono Mountains, for children who would otherwise be denied a summer camping experience because of their asthma.
Dawn is an Honorary Board Member of the Crohns and Colitis Foundation, as well as the “Little Smiles” organization. She is also a huge education advocate and a former member of the Board of Trustees for Community Partnership School.
Dawn and her husband, Mike, have a daughter named Oona. She also has a stepson, Eamon. She loves the outdoors and spends her winters skiing and summers sailing in the Poconos.
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