Don Lemon | Biography

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Name : Don Lemon
Date of Birth : March 1, 1966
Nationality : American
Profession : Journalist
Education at : Brooklyn College, Louisiana State University
Address : Atlanta, Georgia

Assembling the details of veteran journalist- don lemon including professional career and personal life, born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana working for several coverage channels like CNN, NBC News, WBRC, KTVI etc who was honored with Emmy award for special report in 2006.

Veteran journalists Don Lemon was born on March 1, 1966 in Baton Rouge within Louisiana. At the beginning, stating his early educational journey he accessed at Brooklyn College attaining curriculum in broadcast journalism situated at Brooklyn, New York and further she joined Louisiana State University for his higher studies. He took the benefit of various opportunity came across him beginning from his college days.

Don Lemon had a partner for several years but there is no confirm source that Don Lemon got married. There is even speculation he had is gay and he will be marrying his partner but all the rumors has not been confirmed officially. There is even question among his fans that why he don’t have wife yet.

He was associated with WNYW conduit as located at New York City. He was correlated as a weekend newscaster for TV 10 via WCAU placed at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After establishing himself as an anchor, he worked for KTVI (TV 2) situated at St. Louis as a correspondent and analytical reporter and through this channel he represents himself for WBRC in Birmingham, Alabama.

Intellectual lemon toiled for NBC News and its elements categorized through certain shifts. He symbolized himself as an anchor to functional structure of NBC News Weekend Today and MSNBC. He served the channel as a reporter for NBC O and O station in the year 2003. Three years later he linked to CNN where he was been recognized.  He has been forthright throughout working for CNN. While working as a reporter the channel he condemned the situation of cable rumor and drops his curiosity towards network widely.

Don lemon had a stiff time dealing with his personal life incidents. He went through several tribulations as he reveled that he sexually abused when he was a child and was sufferer of many other such abuses. He stated it in one of the on –air conference on September 25, 2010 amongst the member of Bishop Eddie Long‘s parishioners. A set of controversies came across him as he proclaim that he was a gay openly reveling in his record named transparent. He conversed that how he was treated in his earlier days, the discrimination amongst the black society. He was also the victim of homophobia and miserable lemon could not dare to speak out to his mother about it and for thirty years he concealed these facts from his mother.

Talking about the effort he had served for the news channel, during 2008 presidential ballot vote, he reported fed back the live coverage, comprising a conference with Rep. Rahm Emanuel. The interview was confined literally in the day; Rahm Emanuel admitted the position of Chief of Staff on behalf of President-elect Barack Obama. In the same juncture, lemon interviewed the 106- year old Anne Cooper, the oldest elector president –elect Obama.

Throughout the career of lemon, he has contributed and performed every sorts of daring at in case of being a reporter for many breaking news. Through CNN he unveiled the incident such as the Colorado Theater Shooting in 2012 and Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting occurred in same year. He divulged the verity back to back each year starting from 2007 when Minneapolis Bridge collapsed and incident such as Hurricane Gustav in Louisiana and during the Michael Jackson death on 2009.

Lemon substantiated the coverage of main news segment including Osama Bin Laden and Joplin tornado demise and stated the CNN’s documentary Race and Rage. He covered the news and reported for the earthquake and tsunami occurred in Japan. He was also validated for embracing politician and municipal executives responsible in the show “No Talking Points” sector.

Lemon has contributed a remarkable works for his channels and his devotion for his job paid off when is was honored with Emmy award for reporting a concealed news of real state transpired within Chicago land and a range of additional awards for description unveiling based on AIDS endemic emerged in Africa and Hurricane Katrina. He achieved a confined Emmy award for commercial attribute regarding Craig list. Lemon was ranked as the most significant Blacks in America by Ebony Power 150, segment of Ebony in year 2009.

Lemon works for CNN Newsroom and as an additional lecturer at Brooklyn College, joining in set of courses intended about novel medium. In spite of getting criticism amongst the society he proved himself as a establish individual and his competence worth his personality. Other valuable information of lemon can be obtained from common social links or websites.

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