Joe Dana Biography
Joe Dana is an American news anchor and watchdog investigative reporter for 12 News. He is a fourth-generation Arizonan who grew up In Glenda. During his 12 years career, Dana has received several reporting awards in print and broadcasting, including two first-place awards from the Division Nine Society of Professional Journalists.
As a teenager, Joe was already finding ways to cover news the valley as a newspaper editor at Apollo High School in Glendale, and a youth reporter for The Arizona Republic. After high school, Joe joined the Institute of Political Journalism at Georgetown University.
Dana earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in print and broadcast journalism at Brigham Young University. He also worked for the Conservative News Service in Washington D.C. before joining the 12 News team.
During his career, Joe has covered issues ranging from education funding to capital murder trials. He is also investigative about polygamy in northern Arizona and immigration in southern Arizona. As a journalist, Dana has his first priority in holding politicians and power-brokers accountable for their actions.
When he is not working, Joe is a volunteer mentor and an ambassador for the mentoring program, Phoenix Youth at Risk. You can also spot him at one of the valley’s skateboard parks re-living his youth while trying to avoid serious injury.
Joe Dana Age
How old is Joe Dana? Joe was born in Arizona and raised in Glenda. However, he has not disclosed his age and date of birth. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Joe Dana Wife
Dana is married to his wife Jamie. The couple is blessed with two sons and lives together in Peoria. Together, they enjoy hiking mountains, discovering new playgrounds, and exploring the library.
Joe Dana Family
Dana has managed to keep his personal life away from the public hence has not disclosed his family. Therefore, there is no available information about his parents and siblings.
Joe Dana Net Worth
Dana has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million as of 2021. His income is mainly attributed to his career as an anchor and investigative reporter.
Joe Dana Salary
Dana receives an annual salary of approximately between $40,000 – $100,000.