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

Nationwide shortage of mentors for children

There is now a desperate need to recruit new mentors. Organizations like 'Big Brothers Big Sisters' estimate more than 30-thousand children across the country are on the waiting list.

This man runs solo marathons... all for cats

Every year, around this time, Dr. Soboroff gets ready for his own big race. He runs as many as 30 miles through the streets of New York City and beyond. This is no ordinary marathon.