Dara Brown Biography
Dara Brown is a news anchor and senior producer for MSNBC.com. She became an alternating host of Early Today on NBC and First Look on MSNBC in 2006.
Dara Brown is is also a pioneer in web video, she is seen daily on msnbc.com and MSN and has served as host/producer/writer for “Video Headlines,” “Business Headlines,” “TechWatch” and “The Week in Video.” Dara also anchors for NBC’s “Early Today,” MSNBC-TV, CNBC-TV, Retirement Living TV and “Wake up with Al.”
As part of msnbc.com’s “Big Picture” team, she has received an ‘05 EPpy Award, ‘05 Society for News Design Award, and ’03 Batten Award for Innovations in Journalism.
Brown who is a graduate of New York University, she double-majored in Broadcast Journalism and East Asian studies. She also studied abroad through Yale at Oxford University. In February 2000, she joined msnbc. A writer from the start, she documented her travels across the United States and Japan, as a professional child actress. Brown’s years on stage earned her a caricature on the famous walls of New York City’s “Sardi’s Restaurant.”
While attending graduate courses at NYU, she reported for WNYC-TV’s “Ten Minute Windows,” then joined ABC’s “Nightline” in production and research. Brown’s first foray into interactive journalism, was as host of “INTV,” a ground-breaking California-based cable show, where viewers controlled content from sources including the NFL and CNN.Dara Brown Photo
Dara Brown has been a moderator for New York Women in Film and Television, and a panelist for the Museum of Television and Radio. Honored for her career achievements in 2001, Brown was inducted into the “Hall of Fame” by the Wall (NJ) Foundation for Educational Excellence and continues to promote education by speaking to students from grammar school to college.
Dara Brown Age
Dara Brown Parents
Dara Evans Brown is the daughter of Karen (née Peterson) and David E. Brown. As a child, she starred as the title character in the first national tour of the musical Annie. Brown is a graduate of New York University.
Dara Brown Husband
Dara Brown is married to Robert M. Schmid in 1999, it took place in a Lutheran ceremony in Manasquan, New Jersey. She lives with her husband, son and daughter on the New Jersey shore.