» Who is a Dawna Friesen?

Posted On: Apr 3, 2013
Dawna Friesen is a television anchor and journalist belonging to Canadian nationality. She is currently associated with Global National network and is working as an anchor and executive editor. Dawna Friesen was born in 8 October, 1964(age 48) at Winnipeg, Canada and was raised in a farm. She went to Red River College and got her degree in communication.
In 1985 Friesen first stepped in journalism through Portage La Prairie newspaper. She then joined other television and radio station which were located at Brando, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay and Saskatoon.

After working for local media house Friesen joined CTV where she served as a national reporter, anchor and stand-in host in Canada AM. She was also assigned as a reporter to cover parliament stories from Ottawa based office and host CBC-TV at Vancouver. She left CTV network and moved to NBC network. She worked as a foreign reporter and anchor based in London. She was also seen anchoring Today, NBC News and MSNBC. She was on the road travelling around different continents to cover international news. She presented the conflict happening in Israel and Palestine and the war situation in Iraq and Afghanistan. She was in Iraq for few days when Saddam Hussein was controlling the Iraqi government. She also went to Pakistan and did a piece about the wall street journal reporter who was kidnapped and killed in Karachi. Likewise she did many in-depth coverage of Britain election which had taken place for past ten years. She was a part of winter Olympics games coverage in Vancouver. Her exclusive coverage of the night when Barack Obama won the presidency election won her an Emmy award.

Dawna Friesen marital status is married. Dawna Friesen’s husband name is Tom Kennedy and he is the head correspondent at CTV based in London. There is twelve year of gap between their ages but they love each other very much and have not faced divorce yet. She and her husband are the proud parents of two sons. Friesen won an award titled The Distinguished Alumni Award by Red River College. She was also given the southern fellowship in 1993 by the University of Toronto.

Whenever Friesen get free time she can be found reading, cooking and gardening. She too enjoys playing and spending time with her kids. She is satisfied with her job as Dawna Friesen gets decent salary. She looks beautiful in the TV screen and have got a huge fan following. Her fans can keep in touch with her through her official facebook and twitter account. Dawna Friesen bio can be viewed via wiki and global national’s official webpage.