Don Dahler Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 May, 2017
Facts of Don Dahler
Date of Birth: 1960
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Don Dahler
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession journalist and writer
Working For WCBS-TV
Net Worth $400 thousand
Married Yes
Married to Katie Dahler
Children N/A
Divorce Sara James
Education University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Awards EMMY award
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The renowned American journalist and writer Don Dahler who is a correspondent for CBS News. His work appears on a range of CBS News programs and platforms. He is also an anchor and reporter of WCBS-TV.

Don Dahler is an award-winning journalist who covered national and international news reports for all ABCNEWS programs.

Early life and Education

The former WCBS weekend anchor, Don Dahler was born in 1960, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. Regarding his ethnicity and nationality, he is a white American news anchor.

After completing his schooling, Don Dahler joined the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and has a Bachelor of Science degree in History.

Career and Path

Upon completing his graduation, Don Dahler began his journalism career in local television news in San Antonio. After working in North Carolina for a year, he turned into the world of documentary productions. Dahler’s film work started featuring on The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and PBS.

Don Dahler then moved to ABC News and began working with Good Morning America as a National Correspondent. Since then, Dahler has filed reports for several programs such as 20/20 Downtown, Good Morning America, Nightline, Primetime, and World News Tonight.

Don Dahler also traveled to Kosovo to cover the beginning of the war there and was embedded with the 101st Airborne during the initial invasion, returning four times. He also worked as a reporter for Nightline and World News Tonight.

After leaving ABC News, Don Dahler moved to WCBS-TV, in New York City and served as 6 pm anchor. He started working as a correspondent with CBS-News based in New York from September 4, 2007, and making an appearance on the CBS Evening News and CBS This Morning.

Don Dahler was replaced by Steve Bartelstein at WABC-TV as the co-anchor of Mary Calvi's weekend evening show. He has also earned numerous awards and achievement, including a 1993 National Emmy Award for News and documentary.

Personal life and Affair

Don Dahler is a married person who has been married to his longtime girlfriend Katie Dahler. The couple has two children. He currently lives with his wife and children in New York City. Her wife is a Principal in KPMG’s Management Consulting practice.

Don Dahler was previously married to Emmy-Award winning correspondent and anchor Sara James. 

Don Dahler also active on Twitter and he is an avid animal lover as he has been posting a lot of photos on his PDF, which includes horses, dog, dolphin, and gecko. 

Net worth and Body Measurement

Don Dahler is an active correspondent in CBS News.  CBS is popularly known for paying a heavy salary to their employees. Even though we don't know her exact salary and net worth, looking at the other worker's salary from CBS who works in the same position as Collins, her salary can be estimated to be around $400 thousand annually. All this adds up to his current six-figure net worth.


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