Dawn Timmeney

Dawn Timmeney

Anchor & General Assignment Reporter

Dawn Timmeney joined the FOX 29 News team in January of 2013 as a general assignment reporter. She also co-anchors the FOX 29 News on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. news, with the 5 p.m. and 11 p.m., 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.

The latest from Dawn Timmeney

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Police: Haverford Township teen's TikTok app hacked

Haverford Township police suspect someone recently hacked into a teen's TikTok app. It was apparently linked to the parents iTunes account which had a debit card connected to it.  The hacker managed to buy $3,400 in merchandise.

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Exton Movie Tavern implements new purse policy

Moviegoers are being caught by surprise over a new policy at the Movie Tavern in Exton that limits the size of the bag you can bring inside to no larger than 12” x 12” x 6”.

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West Mount Airy piano teacher thriving at 100 years old

She sure doesn't look it but at 100 years old, Evelyn Summers is still giving piano lessons. The one-time professional pianist loves sharing her musical gift with other seniors in her condo in Philadelphia's West Mount Airy neighborhood. Summers started playing when she was 6 years old.