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Greg Dobbs

Greg Dobbs Television journalist

Television journalist
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Intro Television journalist
Is Journalist
From United States of America
Type Journalism
Gender male
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Greg Dobbs was an ABC News television correspondent. Over two-and-a-half decades, appearing on World News, Nightline, 20/20, and Good Morning America, Dobbs won two national Emmys and was nominated for more. He also won the Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Beginning in 2004, Dobbs was a correspondent for HDNet television's documentary-style World Report. Besides domestic programs for World Report, about everything from PTSD to sexual offender laws to advances with stem cell treatments to abuse of the Indian Trust, Dobbs has reported from more than 80 countries around the world.

He also provided live reports, along with Dan Rather, on primary and general election nights in 2008, and has covered the U.S. space program for HDNet, anchoring live from Florida for every space shuttle launch after the Columbia disaster.

In-between ABC News and HDNet, Dobbs was a talk show host on the 50,000-watt KOA Radio in Denver, and a columnist for The Denver Post and the late Rocky Mountain News, and a syndicated columnist for Scripps Howard News Service. Also, for six years Dobbs hosted the Emmy-award-winning television program Colorado State of Mind on Rocky Mountain PBS. He has been inducted into the Denver Press Club Hall of Fame. He also is co-founder of the leading baby boomer site on the internet, BoomerCafé.com.


Besides his book Life in the Wrong Lane, Dobbs is the author of a university-level journalism textbook called Better Broadcast Writing, Better Broadcast News.

Personal life

Dobbs and his wife Carol live in Colorado and have two sons. He is active on community non-profit boards. He is a native of San Francisco with degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and Northwestern University.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 23 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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