Wayne Dolcefino

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Wayne Dolcefino
Born 03/24/1956
Brooklyn, New York
Occupation Investigative Communications Consultant
Employer Dolcefino Consulting

Wayne Dolcefino is president of Dolcefino Consulting, located in Houston, Texas.

He joined the KTRK-TV crew in 1985.[1] In more than three decades in Radio and Television, Wayne won thirty Emmy Awards and three Medals from the Investigative Reporters and Editors Organization.[citation needed] Between 1985 and 2012 Wayne was the Chief Investigative Reporter for Houston’s KTRK TV.[2][3] As Head of the Undercover Unit that saved taxpayers' money, and exposed government corruption and charity fraud.[citation needed]

Dolcefino and his employer have been the target of and overcame a highly publicized lawsuit. A $5.5 million verdict for libel (Sylvester Turner v. KTRK Television 1996)[4] was subsequently overturned by a court of appeals, and that appeals-court decision was upheld by the Texas Supreme Court.[5]

On November 21, 2012 KTRK-TV announced that Dolcefino left the station.[6] In November 2012, he formed Dolcefino Consulting and since then has provided public and private consulting advice and investigative communication services.[citation needed]