Don Lemon is an American journalist and news anchor who currently hosts “Don Lemon Tonight” on CNN.
He was born on March 1, 1966, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and grew up in a predominantly white neighbourhood in nearby Baker. Lemon attended Louisiana State University, where he majored in broadcast journalism.
Lemon began his journalism career in Birmingham, Alabama, as a news assistant at WBRC in 1991. He later worked at WCAU in Philadelphia and then moved to Chicago to work for NBC5. In 2006, Lemon joined CNN as a correspondent and anchor.
He has covered major news events such as the Boston Marathon bombing, the death of Nelson Mandela, and the Ferguson protests.
Lemon has received several awards for his work in journalism, including an Emmy Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award.
He is also the author of the book “Transparent,” which details his experiences as a gay Black man in America. In addition to his work in journalism, Lemon is an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ rights and mental health awareness.
Don Lemon First Wife: Who Is Stephanie Ortiz?
Don Lemon of Cable News Network (CNN) is reported to have married Stephanie Ortiz first. American citizen Stephanie Ortiz was born on July 17, 1982, in California.
Through Dr Pepper and Levi’s advertisements, Stephanie Ortiz gained popularity. Also, news reports state that Stephanie Ortiz is wed to Bryan at the moment.