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Don Alhart

Born: May 15, 1944

Nationality: United States

Don Alhart

Date of Birth : May 15, 1944

Don Alhart is the main news anchor and Associate News Director for WHAM-TV in Rochester, New York. Alhart began his professional television career at WOKR-TV in 1966 after graduating from Ithaca College. He has reported the evening news every night at 6pm and 11pm for 43 years. He has won the Edward R. Murrow Award three times for Best Newscast in the nation. He has also received the 60th Annual Rochester Rotary Award, the oldest major civic award in Rochester's community, presented each year to a citizen who has made a significant contribution to the business, professional, cultural, or civic life of the community. In 2010, he was elected to the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. He has been an active member of the Rochester Rotary Club for the past 33 years, serving as president in 1987 and Governor for Rotary District 7120, which includes Brockport, for 2002-2003. Don is involved in numerous charitable organizations throughout the Rochester area. "Don Alhart is also a wonderful poet and has entertained our audience each year with the reciting of a poem which he writes himself during the evening program.

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