Dina Bair Biography
Dina Bair is an American Emmy award-winning journalist working as an anchor for WGN Midday News. She is the medical reporter for the “Medical Watch” segments on WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News, and WGN News at Nine. She arrived at WGN-TV as a full-time general assignment reporter in September 1994. Bair also anchored the WGN Weekend Morning News from December 1994 to December 1999.
Dina Bair Age
Bair was born on July 05, 1967, in the United States of America.
Dina Bair Height
Bairstands at an approximated height of 5 feet 6 inches (1. 68m).
Dina Bair Family
Bair has kept her personal life away from the limelight. However, details about her parents and siblings is not yet known to the public. We will update her details once they are availble from our sources.
Dina Bair Husband
Bair is married to John Maher, who is known as a broker, and trader at TJM Institutional Services LLC.
Dina Bair Children
Bair together with the husband is blessed with four children. However, they have not revealed the names of their children.
Dina Bair Education
Dina is from the East Coast and received her Bachelor of Science in Radio-TV-Film from Northwestern University in Evanston. She is a tri-athlete who likes running, lifting weights, boxing, and competitive ballroom dancing.
Dina Bair Career
She traveled to Italy to cover the election of the new Pope In 2013. Dina reported live in Vatican City. She moved to WGN-TV from CLTV in Oak Brook where she became an anchor and reporter. Before CLTV, Bair served at WHOI-TV in Peoria as a producer, an anchor, and a reporter. Besides Dina worked at WMAQ-TV in Chicago as a field producer.
She is the recipient of several awards such as a Peter Lisagor Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, nine Emmy awards, and multiple Associated Press awards for both reporting and anchoring. She was named a Fellow by the National Press Foundation for the “Cancer Issues” seminar in Washington D.C.
She spent a month reporting inside the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Memorial Hospital. Dina’s story series and documentary, “Intensive Caring,” detailed the cutting edge medical treatments, and life and death resolution won awards for its news and documentary coverage.
Bair is as well the founding Board member of the breast cancer charity One in a Million: Dancing With Chicago Celebrities. She leads a media running team devoted to raising funds for charity. She is as well involved with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, LUNGevity, the National Italian American Foundation, Respiratory Health Association, is an Advisory Board Member for Saleh Freedom, a movement to aid victims of sex trafficking, and the American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society.
Dina Bair Cancer Survivor
Bair is well known as a cancer survivor. She diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was 21 and at 39 with melanoma on her breast. Bair underwent surgery and she was removed from a golf ball–size mass where the melanoma had invaded her breast.
Dina Bair Salary
Bair has an estimated net worth ranging between $34,905 and $57,415.
Dina Bair Net Worth
Bair has an estimated net worth of 2 million.