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 'Your Voice, Your Vote': Implementing recreational marijuana law 'Your Voice, Your Vote': Implementing recreational marijuana law (Video)
Oregon lawmakers have two months to figure out how to implement the state's new recreational marijuana law, but there has been a major stumbling block -- how to deal with medical marijuana. Steve Dunn talks with co-chairs of The Joint Committee on Implementing Measure 91, Sen. Ginny Burdick and Rep. Ann Lininger.
Politics Is DEQ emissions testing a waste? Is DEQ emissions testing a waste? (Video)
Some people are now raising the question whether emissions’ testing is a waste of your time and money. DEQ data shows that new cars almost always pass.
Sports Quick Quacks: Pop Quiz for Ducks Quick Quacks: Pop Quiz for Ducks (Video)
KATU’s Sport Director Craig Birnbach and KATU anchor Steve Dunn take these hard-hitting questions to the Oregon Ducks to let you see a different side of the players and maybe make them just a little bit uncomfortable.
Local Everyday Heroes: Fighting Pretty Everyday Heroes: Fighting Pretty (Video)
Kara Dolce has a new approach to helping cancer patients by putting together care packages that include makeup and inspirational items. It’s about helping people feel good during the hardest time of their lives.