David Ono Biography
David Ono born David Johnston is an Asian-American filmmaker and news anchor for KABC-TV Channel 7 in Los Angeles, California. He is the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News.
He has also worked at KOVR in Sacramento, California, KDBC-TV in El Paso, Texas, KOSA-TV in Midland/Odessa, and KXAS-TV in Dallas.
Having joined ABC’s Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV in 1996, Ono has interviewed President Barack Obama and covered major international events, including the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, the Boston Marathon bombing, Hurricane Katrina, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and the 2011 Tōhoku tsunami.
Ono and Rob Fukuzaki host ABC7 Eyewitness News, one of the few news programs in the country with two Asian American male anchors.
Outside of broadcasting, he has produced several documentaries chronicling the Asian American and immigrant experience, such the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and Phan Thi Kim Phuc, the “Napalm girl” from the Vietnam War.
Together with Jeff MacIntyre, he created the documentary The Legacy of Heart Mountain about the Japanese internment camp Heart Mountain Relocation Center. In the documentary Ono personally interviewed a number of survivors, including the mother of judge Lance Ito.
David Ono Awards
David Ono has won three Edward R. Murrow Awards and 16 Emmys. In December 2015, he was honored by the Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists with the Distinguished Journalist Award.
David Ono Age
Ono likes to keep his personal life private hence i is not known when he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.
David Ono Family
Ono was born in Japan but his family moved to the United States with his family at age one. He is born to a Japanese mother and a Caucasian father.
He stated that he had little contact with his Asian roots as his mother died young and he was raised in a community that was either Caucasian or Latino.
Since moving to California, Ono has embraced his biracial heritage and became involved in the Asian American Journalists Association.
David Ono Wife
David likes to keep his personal life private hence there is no any information or new on whether he is married or not. He has one daughter although there is no any details about who is the mother.
David Ono Salary | David Ono Net Worth
Been a sixteen-time Emmy-winning “ABC7 Eyewitness News” Ono has an estimated net worth of $15 million dollars. His salary has however not been disclosed.