Greg Dobbs (journalist)

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Greg Dobbs was an ABC News television journalist.[1]

Appearing on World News, Nightline, 20/20, and Good Morning America, Dobbs won two national Emmys and was nominated for more. He also won the Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Beginning in 2004, Dobbs was a correspondent for HDNet television’s documentary-style World Report. Besides domestic programs for World Report, about everything from PTSD to sexual offender laws to advances with stem cell treatments to abuse of the Indian Trust, Dobbs has reported from more than 80 countries around the world.

He also provided live reports, along with Dan Rather, on primary and general election nights in 2008, and has covered the U.S. space program for HDNet, anchoring live from Florida for every space shuttle launch since the Columbia disaster.

Between ABC News and HDNet, Dobbs was a talk show host on the 50,000-watt KOA Radio in Denver, and a columnist for The Denver Post and the late Rocky Mountain News, and a syndicated columnist for Scripps Howard News Service. Also, for six years Dobbs hosted the Emmy-award winning television program Colorado State of Mind on Rocky Mountain PBS. He also is co-founder of the leading baby boomer site on the internet, BoomerCafé.com.

Besides his new book Life in the Wrong Lane,[2] Dobbs is the author of a university-level journalism textbook called Better Broadcast Writing, Better Broadcast News.

Dobbs and his wife Carol live in Colorado and have two sons. He is active on community non-profit boards. He is a native of San Francisco with degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and Northwestern University.


  1. ^ Henderson, David (2006-04-30). Making News: A Straight-Shooting Guide to Media Relations. iUniverse. pp. 96–. ISBN 9781583484685. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 
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