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.
Police say a woman was found shot in the head in the second floor of an abandoned home in Kensington Tuesday.
A family in south Philadelphia is trying to figure out who would steal a wheelchair ramp? It’s the only way their teenage son can get outside to live his life. This is a punch in the gut and the last thing this family needs.
A family was reunited with their 5-month-old puppy Rolex after he was stolen right off the back porch of their home on West Hunting Park Avenue in the Tioga-Nicetown section of Philadelphia.
Amira Heep from Chestnut Hill is a pretty impressive young lady. The high school senior and her teammates got in one last track and field practice Thursday at Norristown High School before the Summer Special Olypmic games at Penn State in a week. Her real passion is music.
The bond between third-grade teacher Jodi Pervenas and her students at Green-Fields Elementary School in West Deptford is remarkable. When the 53-year-old was diagnosed with breast cancer in early January, she wanted the children to know and reassure them.
A Burlington County man jumped out of a plane to raise money for the National MS Society.
It's been an unforgettable couple of days for a devoted Carter Hart fan. 8-year-old Connor Parkkila met the Flyer's goalie after Saturday night's game at the Wells Fargo Center and even got a signed jersey.