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Hannah Davis

Hannah is also an avid animal rights activist and you can spot her hiking Dallas' trails with her rescue dog Tobias.
Hannah Davis

Hannah Davis is the host of Good Morning Texas at WFAA in Dallas.

1) Who are you? I was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas where most of my crazy (in the best way possible) family still lives. For college, I went to DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Kansas where I studied playwriting and journalism. My journalism career started when I got a job as a producer working a whopping eight hours a week and waiting tables on the side. It took a while, but she moved from part-time producer to full-time morning show producer in charge of her own show. She eventually moved in front of the camera as a reporter and anchor and hasn't stopped telling stories ever since.

2) What are your interests? I'm going to get on my soapbox for a second, but I passionately believe when we share our authentic stories we're helping people feel less alone. I'm constantly looking for people that I can learn from and it's my honor to share their stories and lessons with our viewers. I launched WFAA's Rise and Shiners series where we surprise and profile the everyday Joes and Janes who make DFW a better place. When I'm not working you can find me on one of North Texas' countless hiking trails. I love listening to a good podcast and just getting lost in nature with my dog. I also act in theater and film and love to write creative fiction when I have the discipline to get it done.

3) What do you like about working at WFAA? I love working at WFAA because they allow me to be authentic. How many times have you turned on the news and the reporter sounds more like a robot than a person? At WFAA we embrace the authenticity and that has been a game changer for my career. From the stories I choose to the way I present them it feels more natural and I think that does our audience a much better service.

4) What's one thing people would be surprised to learn about you? My high school summer job was pretty unique... I worked as an assistant and nanny for television and film actress Kirstie Alley. While my friends were working at the local Dairy Queen I was across the country working with Ms. Alley on film sets and on other projects.

If you have a story to tell, or a lesson to share with the world Hannah wants to hear from you.

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