Dayna Devon (born March 20, 1970) is a native of San Antonio, Texas and graduate Alamo Heights High School and of The University of Texas at San Antonio. Known for her work as an American journalist, was the co-anchor, with Mark McGrath, of the television show Extra before Mario Lopez took over in 2008. She joined Extra in 1999 as the weekend anchor; then became the weekday anchor in 2003.
Devon at the 2007 Academy Awards
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Devon spent over 10 years in television news before joining Extra. She began her broadcast journalism career as the weekend anchor at KTSA-AM radio in San Antonio. She subsequently was an anchor for KMID-TV (ABC) in Midland, Texas, and KLST (CBS) in San Angelo, Texas. In 1997, Devon joined the ABC's Memphis, Tennessee affiliate WPTY-TV as a reporter. The following year, she was promoted to anchor of the station's three news broadcasts. In 1998, Devon and her news team were awarded a "Best Live Broadcast" Emmy Award. Devon also appeared as an interviewer in John Cleese's episode of Monty Python's Personal Best (2006 PBS).
In January 2009, Devon became an on-air presenter on HSN, representing the Sensa Weight-Loss System. She also had a regular blog on hsn.com. In the fall of 2009, Devon moved to ShopNBC, regularly presenting Sensa systems in "Our Top Value" presentations.
- Dayna Devon, Co-host, ExtraTV. Retrieved on 2006-08-06.