Denise Dador
Denise Dador is the Eyewitness News Health specialist. Her Healthy Living reports can be seen on ABC7 Eyewitness News at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. She also provides additional stories about health issues for other Eyewitness News broadcasts, as well as anchoring ABC7 health specials.

Since joining ABC7 in 1998, Denise has also covered breaking news, including the February 2001 Seattle earthquake, as well as an exclusive interview with Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo regarding terrorist activities in that country. Recently she covered the mass shootings in San Bernardino and UCLA.

Denise grew up in San Francisco and attended Lowell High School. She graduated from Mills College, where she majored in communications with a minor in comparative government.

In 1990, Denise took a position at Fox's KMPH in Fresno, California. Initially a general assignment reporter, Denise was appointed South Valley bureau chief and eventually became the main anchor of the station's nightly news. In 1993, she joined ABC affiliate WXYZ in Detroit, where she served as a health reporter, weekend anchor and host of a weekly news program called "Healthy Living Live."

Denise has received numerous journalism and community service awards including national recognition for her work with Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches. She received Emmy awards for Outstanding Children's Programming and for News Feature Reporting. She was also awarded Best News Feature from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, as well as the Outstanding Health Reporting award from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Denise received the Profiles in Progress award from the American Cancer Society for a series on breast cancer.

The Filipino American Library, SIPA, and various other notable Filipino American groups have also honored Denise for her commitment to community involvement.

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Contact:
ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Denise Dador
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

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