Don Harris Biography
Don Harris is an American Emmy award-winning sports anchor working at News4 where he served as the weekday sports anchor and sports director. He joined the News4 sports team in November 1989.
Don Harris Education
He attended San Antonio’s Churchill High School where he graduated proudly. Later on, he joined the University of North Texas where he studied in its Bill Mercer School of Sports Broadcasting, Radio Television, and Film.
Don Harris Career
Harris works at News4 where he serves as a sports director and weekday sports anchor and as of 2022, he marks 33 years while working at the station. Not long ago, he was honored by the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences with the prestigious Silver Circle award. For his over 25 years of successful career and community service, he was honored at the Sports Emmy Awards ceremony. In addition, over the years, he has also won many Emmys and Associated Press awards in categories ranging from best sports special to best commentary to best sportscast.
Furthermore, he has also served on Thursday Night Lights which is a local live high school football broadcast, and UTSA Football as a play-by-play voice. He is also actively involved in the San Antonio community and is a beneficiary of the San Antonio Express-News prestigious Edna McGaffey Media Excellence Award. In addition, he also received the Edna McGaffey Media Excellence Award from the local chapter of American Women in Communications for his community and on-air work.
Harris was named as a rising star in the local community on the 40 Under Forty which is a San Antonio Business Journal. He was also named by the San Antonio Current readers’ poll as the Best Talk Radio host. Furthermore, he made broadcasting history after he simultaneously anchor a live television sportscast and host a live radio sports talk show.
He also founded the Don Harris Golf Classic in 1998, which is a golf tournament that benefits many charities such as the First Tee Of San Antonio, The Family Service Association, S.A. Youth, the First Tee Of San Antonio, the Arthritis Foundation, and The Autism Treatment Center.
In addition, he serves on the board of San Antonio Sports and the Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation. He is also on the advisory board of the Miracle League of San Antonio and he is actively involved in improving the lives of children in San Antonio. During his 33 years at News 4 San Antonio, Don has covered numerous major sporting events such as; all five Spurs World Championships, many Super Bowls, and Final Fours.
Don Harris Age
Harris was born on September 8, 1978, in Georgia, United States. Don celebrates his birthday on the 8th of September every year. He is 45 years old.
Don Harris Height
Harris stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall
Don Harris Family
Harris has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Harris has any siblings.
Don Harris Wife
Harris is married to Julie Harris, who, like Don, attended Churchill High School and the University of North Texas in San Antonio. The couple has two sons; Landry Harris and Grant Harris.
Don Harris Net Worth
Harris has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being an anchor.
Don Harris Salary
Harris earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Don Harris News4
Harris works at News4 where he works alongside other famous News4 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Siobhain Anders
- Jeannette Calle
- Morgan Burrell
- Darian Trotter
- Jennifer Barbaro
- Chase Shannon
- Ashley Sutton
- Robert Price
- Melissa Vega
- David Chancellor
- Alexis Del Cid
- Simone De Alba
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Harris.
|Who is Harris?||Harris is an American Emmy award-winning sports anchor working at News4|
|Age||45 years old.|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|