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. In 2014, Steve won the Emmy for best anchor again.

Steve is the host of "You Paid For It" segments, which highlight government spending, and he is also the host of "Your Voice, Your Vote" -- a weekly political show.

Steve also puts on a charity golf tournament called "Dunns' Duffers" in support of local charitable organizations.

Recent stories by Steve Dunn

Politics Is this spending music to your ears? Is this spending music to your ears? (Video)
In the federal building in downtown Portland, there’s a sculpture in the lobby called "Louie, Louie," and each of the ribs on it represents a sound wave from the song. And like the tune or not, you paid for it with federal stimulus money.
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.