Dan Lewis Biography (Newsreader)
Dan Lewis is an American former long-time news presenter and reporter for KOMO-TV in Seattle, Washington. He is known for his clear voice in news reporting and interviewing a number of presidents. He was the first reporter to interview president Bill Clinton in the year 1993, following the inauguration ceremony.
He joined KOMO-TV in 1987 after working at television station WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. He replaced retiring news anchor Jim Harriott. Initially he had worked at WISN-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Dan Lewis Age
Dan was born on December 19, 1949, he is 69 years old as of 2018.
Dan Lewis Wife | Dan Lewis Children
Dan is a married man though he has never disclosed anything regarding his wife. He has three children Dan Jr., Kristian, and Tim.
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Tim Lewis is the youngest of Dan’s three children as the only child to go into broadcasting school. He was formerly weekend sports anchor for KIMA 29 – KEPR 19 in Yakima/Tri-Cities from 2004 to 2006. From September 2006-December 2008 Tim was also weekend sports anchor for KREM 2 in Spokane, then sports director from January 2009-May 2012, which Dan’s co-worker Eric Johnson held from 1987 to 1989. Tim was the weekend sports anchor/weekday reporter for KOMO-TV from May 2012 to June 2016. This made him and his dad Dan the second father/son duo on the same TV station, after rival station KIRO-TV former chief meteorologists Harry and Andy Wappler before Dan retired from the KOMO 4 anchor desk in May 2014.
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Dan Joined KOMO-TV in 1987. This is after working at television station WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C., replacing retiring news anchor Jim Harriott. Initially he had worked at WISN-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dan became the first reporter to interview former president Bill Clinton following the inauguration ceremony in 1993 .
Apart from Dan, KOMO at that time anchored Kathi Goertzen and weather forecaster Steve Pool had the third longest-running tenure out of any anchor team in the United States, having anchored KOMO News together from 1987 through 2008. In 2012 Dan continued to serve as co-anchor for the weekday editions of KOMO 4 News at 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. with Mary Nam. After multiple surgeries for aggressive recurring meningiomas, Lewis’s longtime news anchor partner Goertzen died on August 13, 2012.
KOMO celebrated Dan Lewis’ 20 year tenure on October 1, 2007. His first newscast with KOMO which aired on September 21, 1987, among scores of other highlights were part of a five-minute long tribute KOMO aired to celebrate his career. His 27 year tenure is the fourth-longest in Seattle.Dan and Goertzen became one of the longest-running anchor teams in the country, delivering the evening news at KOMO for nearly 25 years.
Dan retired from the anchor desk on May 21, 2014,but he will return from time to time for special projects.
Lewis and several other KOMO-TV staff members made cameo appearances in 2002, in the movie Life or Something Like It, which starred Angelina Jolie and Edward Burns.
Dan Lewis Komo Salary
Dan has not yet disclosed his annual salary.
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