Rodney is the anchor of Local 24’s morning and midday newscasts. He comes to Memphis from Middle-Tennessee where he worked for market leader WTVF in Nashville. He wore plenty of hats around the newsroom; including education reporter and on occasion even sports anchor.
Before Music City, Rodney spent time at WDTN in Dayton, Ohio where he worked as a "one-man band." He did it all, writing, shooting and editing stories. Believe it or not he even shot his own live shots.
Prior to Ohio, he was a reporter and fill-in anchor for WJTV-TV in Jackson, Mississippi. Rodney started in news while still in college, working as the Crime Stoppers reporter and weekend producer for WLBT-TV.
Rodney's work in Mississippi helped him win The Mississippi Association of Broadcasters Award in the Documentary Category. While in college he was the recipient of the RTNDA Ed Bradley Scholarship. He's also been featured in several publications including the Communicator and Nashville's SixFifteen Magazine.
Rodney graduated from Tougaloo College in Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with an emphasis in journalism.
On a personal note, Rodney has a passion for serving the youth in the community. He's been involved with numerous community service programs with school districts as well as volunteering as a "Big" with Big Brothers Big Sisters. As a result of Rodney's commitment to the community he was honored by Iota Phi Lambda Business & Professional Sorority. The organization highlighted Rodney as one of their "Outstanding Business Leaders."
Rodney's also an avid runner, he's participated in a number of full and half marathons; including the Rock'N'Roll marathon in Phoenix, Arizona, the Gupton Dodge Tom King Classic Half Marathon and the Music City marathon.
Rodney's a native of Chicago, and member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.
If you have a news tip feel free to email Rodney at firstname.lastname@example.org
also follow him on twitter for daily news updates @rodneydunigan.