KTTV FOX11 NEWS Los Angeles

  • Investigative reporter for Fox-owned KTTV and before that, KCOP.
  • Develop, report, write, produce special projects for Los Angeles local news.
  • Host, half-hour show “Best of Unit 13” on KCOP
  • Also, substitute news anchor, KTTV and KCOP

LA CITYVIEW 35 Los Angeles

  • Host, half-hour daily public-affairs shows “Your Council District Close Up” and “LA In Focus.” Interviews of City Council persons and city newsmakers on LA’s Cityview Channel 35, the municipal cable channel.

EXTRA Syndicated Broadcast News Magazine

  • Correspondent for nationally syndicated TV news magazine 6 nights/week.
  • Report stories, write, produce, supervise editing
  • Substitute anchor
  • Extensive national travel
  • Guest expert on MSNBC, Rivera Live,
  • national and local radio shows including  NPR, KABC, KISS

KABC RADIO AM 790 Los Angeles, CA

  • Talk Show Host on weekly call-in talk-radio show, general topics, one of top LA talk stations.

KNBC-TV Los Angeles, CA

  • Reporter for network O&O – major stories and breaking news in So. Cal
  • Substitute anchor
  • Frequent contributor to NBC Nightly News, Today, and other network programs.

KWTV-TV Oklahoma City, OK

  • General Assignment reporter, substitute anchor for CBS affiliate in OKC.

KFDX-TV Wichita Falls, TX

  • General Assignment reporter for NBC affiliate.
  • Sports Anchor, Producer, also weekend Weatherman


Williams College
Williamstown, MA

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Cum Laude graduate, Major in Economics
  • Radio station, Varsity football and baseball


(2003 – present)
University of Southern California
Adjunct Lecturer,  Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
Broadcast Production Class, Journalism Dept.

Los Angeles Unified School District
Substitute Teacher – State Certified – All grades

Los Angeles Broadcasters
Instructor for this Hollywood-based trade school

Philip Dana Associates
Founder of consulting service for entertainment industry on news related projects.
Also shoot, write, edit and produce corporate videos.

Contributing Editor and Writer

  • Co-author of The Broadcasting Bible: How to Find—and Get!— Your First Job in TV News
  • Freelance Writer and Contributing Editor for a variety of magazines, newspapers and websites including: LA Jewish Journal, LA Times, Orange County Register, Wichita Falls Magazine, Texoma monthly magazines.