Who is Dawn Davenport?
Dawn Davenport is an American sports journalist, anchor, writer and producer, who became known for her work on the sports network ESPN.
Dawn Davenport Early Life
Davenport was born in Piano, Texas, but spent most of her time growing-up in Atlanta, Georgia. After completing her early education in Atlanta, she then attended Auburn University from where she graduated with a degree in mass communications, radio, television, and film in 2002. While at Auburn, she also joined the school’s volleyball team, and was a three-year letter winner. Her strength in volleyball led her to become a two-time SEC Academic member.
Dawn Davenport’s Career
Davenport’s career started in March 2003, when she went to work at WWAY NewsChannel 3, serving as the network’s weekend sports anchor and reporter. In 2005, she moved to WRIC Young Broadcasting, and worked as their sports anchor and reporter for three years, before in 2008 crossing-over to the WKRN network, where she was a sports anchor and reporter for seven years. Concurrently, she also worked for three years as a morning news anchor for Young Broadcasting, starting in 2013. Her early years in as a reporter certainly established her career as a sports journalist, and was also the basis of her net worth.
Davenport got her big break when she got a job at ESPN – she joined the network during the 2013 college football season, and became a reporter on ESPNU Saturday Prime Time with Clay Matvick and Matt Stinchcomb. She also works at WKRN-ABC as a morning show anchor, and this success and popularity at ESPN helped catapult her career as a reporter, and also raised her wealth.
Aside from working in front of the camera, Davenport has also served as a sports radio personality on 104.5 The Zone in Nashville, actually becoming the station’s first full-time host. She has also worked on events for CSS Sports Atlanta and for the Colonial Athletic Association. Her various projects have also boosted her net worth.
While working with WRIC-ABC, Davenport along with her sports department won an AP Award for Best Year-Round Sports Coverage.
— Dawn Davenport (@DawnDavenportTN) July 9, 2018
Dawn Davenport Net Worth
Based on authoritative sources, and as of mid-2018, Davenport’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, acquired from her years working as a sports journalist.
Is Dawn Davenport Married?
In terms of her personal life, Davenport is pretty much secretive about her private life, but was married to golfer Johan Kok, and is now set to marry Erik Baumgart in July 2018.