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FOX 5 News reporter, weekend anchor

Doug Evans

Doug Evans is an award-winning veteran FOX 5 reporter and co-anchor of FOX 5 News on the weekends.

You can find Doug at the anchor desk every Saturday at 6 and 10 p.m. and Sunday at 6 and 11 p.m. Doug also keeps tabs on the latest technology trends in his Tech Check reports.

With more than 20 years in television news, Doug's career includes reporting in St. Louis, Charlotte, Detroit and Atlanta. During his tenure in Detroit, Doug covered the many assisted suicides of Dr. Jack Kevorkian and was nominated for an Emmy Award for his special coverage of the Detroit Mafia.

Doug has won seven Emmy Awards as well as an Edward R. Murrow Award for news writing. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a Master's in Journalism.

In 2004, Doug received a certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University. Along with covering general news and technology stories, Doug's specialties include severe weather reporting.

Doug and his wife Brenda have four children and live in Fayette County.

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    Millions of People around the country have heard the story of Lily Tinney. Tinney is a 16-month-old Shapesburg child who is dying from a rare disease.   
    Millions of People around the country have heard the story of Lily Tinney. Tinney is a 16-month-old Shapesburg child who is dying from a rare disease.
  • Coweta teens called "heroes" after saving neighbors life

    Coweta teens called "heroes" after saving neighbors life

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:19:22 GMT
    Two local teens are being called heroes after they thwarted an almost deadly altercation in their Coweta County neighborhood.
    Two local teens are being called heroes after they thwarted an almost deadly altercation in their Coweta County neighborhood.
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