Don Dahler is a CBS News correspondent, where his work appears on a range of CBS News programs and platforms.
Dahler is an award-winning journalist who during his extensive career has covered stories of national and international significance. He was the first network news correspondent to report live from the World Trade Center following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and was among the first American network news correspondents to go into Afghanistan two weeks after the 9/11 attacks. He's also covered a host of natural disasters as well as business and domestic issues impacting viewers in New York and around the country.
He joined CBS News in April 2013 after six years as an anchor and reporter for WCBS-TV in New York.
Before WCBS-TV, Dahler was a correspondent for ABC News (1999-2007). His work for ABC News from the World Trade Center on 9/11 earned a Peabody Award and a DuPont award. Previously, Dahler was a correspondent for NBC News (1997-1999) where he was assigned to CNBC's West Coast bureau. He has also worked as general assignment reporter for the Fox News Channel (1996-1997).
Earlier in his career, Dahler was producer for CBS News' "48 Hours". He has also written produced and hosted documentaries, nature films and syndicated specials through his own production company.
Dahler was a reporter for WGHP-TV in High Point, N.C. (1982-1985). He began his career in broadcast journalism at the CBS affiliate KENS-TV in San Antonio, Texas.
He is also the author of the murder mysteries, "A Tight Lie" and "Water Hazard," from St. Martin's Press.
Dahler was graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte with a bachelor's degree in history. He also earned an associate degree in radio/television/film from San Antonio College.