Miramar, FL – September 29, 2020 – NBC 6 / WTVJ announced today that Dawn Clapperton has been named Vice President of News. Clapperton brings more than 20 years of broadcast television experience to the role. She will report to Jorge Carballo, President and General Manager of NBC 6 / WTVJ and Telemundo 51 / WSCV.
“Dawn has an unquestionable work ethic, journalistic experience and integrity. She has done an exceptional job as NBC 6’s Assistant News Director and I’m confident that she and our outstanding news team will elevate our news content to new heights,” said Carballo.
“I’m thrilled to take on this new role and continue the important work that all of us at NBC 6 do every day,” added Clapperton. “Our commitment to delivering exceptional journalism that is compelling and informs and empowers our South Florida audiences, remains the driving force behind what we do.”A five-time regional Emmy Award winner, Clapperton joined NBC 6 in September 2015 as the executive producer of investigations. She was later promoted to senior executive producer of special projects and investigations where she led a dual-station team of 15 investigative reporters, producers and photographers. In 2018, Clapperton took on the role of Assistant News Director for NBC 6. Clapperton’s prior experience includes working for A&E’s show Cold Case Files and supervising investigative units at TV stations in Indianapolis and West Palm Beach. She has also held various newsroom roles including reporter, multimedia journalist, producer and executive producer.
About NBC 6/ WTVJ
NBC 6 / WTVJ is the NBC-owned station serving Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties. NBC 6 was Florida’s first television station and has been covering news in South Florida for over 70 years. WTVJ was founded on three basic principles: commitment to the community, excellence in journalism and pioneering and innovation. Today, NBC 6 produces more than 30 hours of local news and programming per week, delivers dynamic multi-platform content on NBC6.com and COZI TV and continues its commitment to the community by cultivating local partnerships and capturing the diversity of South Florida.