Devon at the 2007 Academy Awards
March 20, 1970|
San Antonio, Texas
|Occupation||TV personality and journalist|
Dayna Devon (born March 20, 1970) is an American journalist, was the co-anchor, with Mark McGrath, of the television show Extra before Mario Lopez took over in 2008. She joined Extra in 1999 as the weekend anchor; then became the weekday anchor in 2003.
Devon spent over 10 years in television news before joining Extra. She began her broadcast journalism career as the weekend anchor at KTSA-AM radio in San Antonio. She subsequently was an anchor for KMID-TV (ABC) in Midland, Texas, and KLST (CBS) in San Angelo, Texas. In 1997, Devon joined the ABC's Memphis, Tennessee affiliate WPTY-TV as a reporter. The following year, she was promoted to anchor of the station's three news broadcasts. In 1998, Devon and her news team were awarded a "Best Live Broadcast" Emmy Award. Devon also appeared as an interviewer in John Cleese's episode of Monty Python's Personal Best (2006 PBS).
In January 2009, Devon became an on-air presenter on HSN, representing the Sensa Weight-Loss System. She also had a regular blog on hsn.com. In the fall of 2009, Devon moved to ShopNBC, regularly presenting Sensa systems in "Our Top Value" presentations.
- ExtraTV profile.
- Dayna Devon, Co-host, ExtraTV. Retrieved on 2006-08-06.