Anchor Mike Dunston

Email: dunston@newsnet5.com
Facebook: facebook.com / MikeDunstonTV
Twitter: @MikeDunston

Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Education: University of Maryland at College Park

Current Position/Job Duties: Co-anchor for Good Morning Cleveland- 4:30 a.m. until 7 a.m.

(Right before Good Morning America)

Previous Work Experience: WOFL-TV, Orlando, FL, The Washington Post, (also- TV stations in Houston, D.C, Raleigh, and Dayton, OH)

Joined NewsChannel5: 2011

Awards: Emmy Award for Newscast Morning/Daytime Market 1-20: June 2013

Most Memorable Stories: Presidential Campaign of 2004, Final Space Shuttle Launch,                               Tropical Storm Allison.  I produce and host a monthly adoption segment here on NewsChannel5 at 5pm called  "A Child Is Waiting."  It helps to move some great kids from foster care to permanent loving homes.

Role Model: Mom

Favorite Sports Teams: Cavs, Browns, Indians, Phillies, Terps.

Favorite Music: R&B, New Country, Soul, Jon Secada, Rascal Flatts, Luther Vandross, Chicago, Mary J. Blige, Anita Baker, and anything with a nice melody, a good beat, and great message.

Favorite Movies: Superman 2, Terms of Endearment, The Color Purple, Chasing Amy, Saving Private Ryan

Favorite Programs: True Blood, The View, NewsChannel 5, Being Human, The Suze Orman ShowState Of The Union With Candy Crowley, Hot In Cleveland, 60 Minutes, Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

Favorite Foods: Lasagna, Broccoli, anything with chocolate and peanut butter combined.

Hobbies & Interests: Working out, exploring new places, volunteering.

Hidden Talents: decent karaoke singer, can name the American Presidents in order.

Some things most people don't know about me: I was too young to remember it, but as a child, my mom says I was almost kidnapped from a grocery store.

Made an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show.

What I like best about Northeast Ohio: Lake Erie, Downtown Cleveland, plenty of small towns with a lot of charm, the seasons, and down to earth people

You're most likely to see me around town at: the movie theater,  gym, Playhouse Square, Crocker Park

On the weekends I love to: Sleep in (I'm in the NewsChannel 5 newsroom at 1 a.m. It's the vampire shift, and can be a brutal schedule) 

Catch up with friends and family, explore new places.

Favorite Quotes: "There's Value In The Valley."-- Iyanla Vanzant,

"We must be the change we want to see in the world."-- Mahatma Ghandi,

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."-- Maya Angelou

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