Steve Dunn


Steve Dunn
Steve Dunn
Steve came to Portland in 1986 from KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona. Prior to that he worked at WILX-TV in Lansing, Michigan, and WPBN-TV in Traverse City, Michigan.

Steve is involved in various charities throughout Portland, including Loaves and Fishes, Cystic Fibrosis, Northwest Medical Teams, Doernbecher Hospital, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Oregon Special Olympics and The American Cancer Society.

Steve attended Central Michigan University and studied broadcasting. He interned at WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Michigan.

Steve also recently acquired a Bachelor of Science degree from the same university.

Steve enjoys golf (doesn't play well) and plays in a number of charity tournaments throughout the summer. He has won several Associated Press Awards, has been nominated eight times for Television Emmy Awards and in 2004, Steve won the Emmy Award for the top News Anchor in the Northwest. In 2012, Steve was once again awarded the Emmy award for Best News Anchor.

Every Friday, Steve brings you the latest story in his "Everyday Heroes" segment, featuring people in our community doing extraordinary things. Do you have somebody you'd like to nominate to be an Everyday Hero? Email Steve or use this form to reach our producers.

Recent stories by Steve Dunn

Politics Lack of coordination leads to painted city street slated to be torn up Lack of coordination leads to painted city street slated to be torn up (Video)
During KATU’s investigation into a road being ripped up seemingly for no reason near Powell Butte, someone who lives there pointed out another possible waste – freshly painted lines on a stretch of 162nd Avenue that was clearly marked to be torn up by construction crews in the near future.
Local Everyday Heroes: Saved from a scam Everyday Heroes: Saved from a scam (Video)
Vira Peters was the latest target of the "grandparent scam" – a scammer calls pretending to be a grandkid and gets a loving grandparent to send them thousands of dollars. But Vira didn't end up sending those scammers anything thanks to Allison Darnell and the Sherwood Home Depot.
Local Everyday Heroes: Charlie Rios, boxing coach Everyday Heroes: Charlie Rios, boxing coach (Video)
Charlie Rios is a lot of things – a coach, a teacher and a mentor, and he's not paid for any of them. He's a volunteer and takes his reward from watching kids progress thanks to his boxing program with the Police Activities League.