Dion Lim Biography
Dion Lim is an Emmy award-winning journalist currently working as an anchor and reporter at KGO-TV, ABC7 News, an ABC affiliated stated based in San Francisco, California. She joined the station when the Covid-19 pandemic began. Prior to joining KGO, Dion worked as the 5/6/11 pm anchor at WTSP-10 News, the CBS affiliate in Tampa Bay.
Recently, Lim was named one of Broadcasting & Cable Magazine (B&C) 18 Top Leaders in TV Under 34. She is quite known for her energetic performance and her active community involvement as she can make 30 -40 community appearances per calendar year. She was also voted Best TV Personality by Charlotte Magazine and named Best Morning Anchor in Kansas City. In addition, Dion was featured on the cover of Bay Area Women Magazine for her passion for women’s empowerment.
Her expertise in breaking news and live news, along with her outgoing character makes Lim much more than your typical news anchor. She is further a skilled writer, not only in broadcast media but also in print media, having her writing published by Huffington Post among other women’s empowerment websites.
Dion has authored Make Your Moment: A Savvy Woman’s Communication Playbook For GettingThe Success You Want which was published in October 2019 by McGraw-Hill. In January 2021, Lim conducted a confrontational interview with Chesa Boudin, the San Francisco district attorney. During the interview, she questioned him about a fatal car rush caused by Troy McAlister. However, her reporting later was criticized when a crime victim and witness told the Washington Post she had provided them with incorrect information and pressured them to provide critical commentary on Boudin.
Lim started her journalism career in Springfield, Massachusetts after which she landed an anchor job in Kansas City. She also worked as a news anchor in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Tampa Bay area of Florida. While working, Lim has faced racism from viewers, including being compared to Connie Chung.
Dion Lim Age
How old is Dion Lim? Lim is around 38 years old. She was born on May 23, in Michigan, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on May 23rd every year.
Dion Lim Husband
Lim married her loving husband, Evan Panesis, a professional poker player, in June 2011. Evan proposed to Dion in 2009 after dating for quite a long time. The duo first met when Lim developed a crime story in Evan’s area. Evan screamed to be interviewed by Lim as a stalker and she gave him a chance.
Lim then contacted Lim via email and later invited him for a date. Evan is a professional poker player and a graduate of the Isenberg School of Management in North Carolina.
Dion Lim Family
Lim was brought up by a frugal family who supported her through education. Her father was a Chemist and her family wanted her to pursue a career in science, which did not happen. In January 2018, Lim posted a picture on her Twitter of her 70-year-old mother. She also shared a selfie with he parents back in 2014, wishing them a Merry Christmas.
Dion’s parents migrated from Hong Kong and Taiwan and relocated to the United States.
Dion Lim Height
Lim stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.6m) tall and weighs averagely.
Dion Lim Net Worth
Lim has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly earned from her successful career as a journalist.
Dion Lim Salary
Lim receives an approximate annual salary of between $40,000 – $110,500 as a news anchor and reporter for KGO-TV.