Dan Bowens

Dan Bowens


Dan is the cohost of Good Day Wakeup weekdays from 4:30 a.m. – 7 a.m.

The five-time Emmy Award winner is also the host of a true crime podcast called "The Tape Room With Dan Bowens."   In addition, he also writes and helps produce FOX 5's Emmy-nominated series, "Jazz Stories."

In 2021, Dan anchored the Sunday evening broadcast on FOX 5 that won the NY EMMY Award for Weekend Newscast. The honor recognized the entire FOX 5 News weekend team for coverage of George Floyd protests in New York City.

Prior to working with FOX 5 in New York City, Dan worked at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC where he won two regional Emmy Awards. He also worked at WINK-TV in Fort Myers, Florida and KEPR-TV in the Tri-Cities, Washington.

Dan has been active in the community, volunteering his time at schools and other community organizations. Dan is also a member of the Selection Committee for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties.

A New Jersey native, Dan, his wife, and their three children call the Garden State home.

The latest from Dan Bowens

Monkeypox outbreak: Patient shares his experience

Matt Ford, one of the first Americans to be infected with monkeypox in this current outbreak, detailed his experience with the illness. Although he's on the road to recovery, he said it's been painful and disruptive.

The story behind Jewish gangsters who fought Nazis across the U.S.

It was just before World War II in the late 1930s and gangsters in New York City were as well-known as ball players and politicians. But many people today may not know about the role one infamous Jewish mobster played in fighting fascism in the five boroughs.