Dawn Hasbrouck

Dawn Hasbrouck


Dawn Hasbrouck anchors FOX 32 News at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Born and raised in the city of Chicago, Hasbrouck is happy to be home, covering news where she grew up.

She has received an Associated Press award for Best Hard News Feature… and an Emmy nomination for her reporting.

Prior to joining FOX 32, she spent three years as an Emmy-nominated anchor and reporter for WBZ-TV (CBS) in Boston, Massachusetts. While in Boston, Hasbrouck was honored by the Boston Business Journal and named to its "Top 40 under 40" list. The award is designed to recognize Greater Boston's next generation of successful leaders who are under 40 years old. Honorees are chosen based on their career accomplishments and their involvement in the community.

Previously, Hasbrouck was the morning and noon anchor for WFSB-TV (CBS) in Hartford, Connecticut, where she was also the medical reporter. Before that, she held anchor positions at WITI-TV (FOX) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and WTGS/WJCL-TV (FOX/ABC) in Savannah, Georgia. She also reported for WKYT-TV (CBS) in Lexington, Kentucky and WHO Newsradio in Des Moines, Iowa through the Medill News Service at Northwestern.

Hasbrouck is a graduate of Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and a certificate in Film and Video Production. While at Duke, she studied at the Cinema Television School at the University of Southern California. She received her Masters of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. She was inducted into Northwestern University's "Council of 100," a group of the institution's top female graduates.

Hasbrouck is also a graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, where she was on the tennis and track teams, and active in musical theater and captain of the cheerleading team. She was also a young voice student at Merit School of Music and Sherwood Conservatory of Music in Chicago.

Hasbrouck is an accomplished performer, having studied opera for nine years, and she enjoys fine arts almost as much as she enjoys community service.

Hasbrouck has two young sons and lives in Chicago.

The latest from Dawn Hasbrouck

Tips on keeping your car in good shape

Cox said a good first step is to make sure you are taking care of your car according to the manufacturer specifications — that means knowing the recommended service intervals for things like oil changes and tire rotation.

Tips on how to balance your budget, save money

"The first place you want to look is your energy bill," said Consumer Expert Andrea Woroch. "A lot of people don't realize if they have gadgets, small kitchen appliances that are plugged in, but not in use…that they actually still consume energy — even in off mode." Woroch says that could account for about 10 percent of your energy bill.

Many concerned Lollapalooza will cause spike in COVID cases

“Certainly we will see some cases associated with this event just because there are hundreds of thousands of people, but let me tell you, more than 90 percent were fully vaccinated, and the rest were recently tested. If 90 percent plus of Chicagoans were vaccinated, we'd probably be putting COVID behind us,” said Dr. Arwady.