DaShawn Brown - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

DaShawn Brown

Multimedia Journalist

DaShawn Brown joined the Live 5 news team in October of 2013 as a multimedia journalist.

Professional Experience:
Sports Reporter/Anchor - WTOC-TV (Savannah, GA)
Sports Reporter/Anchor- WABG-TV (Greenville, MS)

Awards/Recognition:

Two-time AP award winner for Best Sports feature, 2014 Poynter graduate, SCBA scholarship recipient

News Philosophy:
"Tell me a fact and I'll learn. Tell me a truth and I'll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever." -Steve Sabol, NFL Films

Education:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hometown:
Johns Island, SC

Family:
I'm the youngest of three children. Most of my family grew up in the Lowcountry, and still reside here.

Hobbies & Interests:
To say I'm a bit of a sports nut would be putting it mildly. Good food and lots of laughter also rank highly on the list.

Favorite books/Music:
Gospel, Neo-Soul

Likes Best About the Lowcountry:
I love everything about the Lowcountry. The food, the culture, the weather. I'm blessed to call this home.

Most Interesting Assignment:
In 2006, I was blessed to work the Torino Olympic Games. What an amazing experience! I worked alongside the best in the business, while also getting a front row seat to one of the world's biggest sporting events. 

Contact:
Email: dashawnbrown@live5news.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DaShawnLive5News
Twitter: @DaShawnLive5

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