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DaLaun Dillard


Education: Central Michigan University

Current Position/Job Duties: Co-Anchor of News 5
Previous Work Experience: KETV Newswatch 7 in Omaha, NE; WMBD/WYZZ in Peoria, IL.; Intern at WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, MI.

Joined News 5: May 2021

Organizations/Affiliations: Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., The National Association of Black Journalists

Awards/Honors: Regional Murrow award for breaking news coverage of local protests in response to the murder of George Floyd

Most Memorable Stories: Covering all of the news in 2020 as a whole

News Philosophy: Be real, be human and most of all be accurate.

Favorite Music: Rap, R&B, and Gospel

Favorite Movie: The Nutty Professor, Hidden Figures, Kingdom Come

Favorite Program: How To Get Away With Murder, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Jamie Foxx Show

Favorite Food: Tacos, tacos and more tacos

Pet: A Cockapoo named Max

Hobbies & Interests: Running/staying in shape, eating and giving back to my community

You're most likely to see me around town at: Running near the lakefront or trying a great local restaurant

What I like best about Northeast Ohio: The people, the food, and the views

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