Dan Hanger


Anchor Reporter

Dan Hanger joined FOX 21 News in October 2010 as the station’s lead 9 p.m. reporter. In August 2011, he was promoted to co-anchor of the 6, and 9 p.m. newscasts.

Hanger has more than eight years of experience in television, radio, and online journalism. Before FOX, Hanger was the morning anchor, and reporter at KBJR-TV in Duluth. And before that, he spent two years as a Web editor with Internet Broadcasting – publishing news for NBC’s owned-&-operated Web sites.

Hanger is a 2005 graduate of Columbia College Chicago, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism. His hometown is Chicago, but Hanger has called the Northland home since 2006.

And if you don’t already know, the unofficial mascot of FOX 21 is his dog, Brewster, a miniature boxer mix that was rescued from a shelter in Hibbing.

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Dan Hanger - Anchor / Reporter - FOX 21 News, KQDS-DT