Don Shipman Bio
Don Shipman is an American journalist working at WWLP as an anchor for 22News. He is also a member of the 22 News I-team. Currently, Shipman lives in New England, United States.
Don Shipman Age
Don’s hometown is in Utica, New York. Although he is a celebrity anchor, Don has maintained a low profile regarding his age. We could not access the date of his birth. However, based on his appearance, Shipman is perhaps in his mid-thirties.
Don Shipman Husband
Don is open about his gender identity. He identifies himself as gay. He is the husband of Adam Lawless, a professional communicator, pseudo-hairstylist, and creative cook. The two love spending time together with their families and a dog called Bella. Despite their busy lives, they find time for each other. It is not clear whether the two had a wedding to consummate their marriage. However, their relationship started in September 2004. As of 2022, their union will be 18 years old. . Currently, they have not adopted a child. They will with their dog in their Adirondack lake house.
Don Shipman Family
His family details are unavailable except for his mom’s. From his website, Don refers to his mother as “late” Donna, confirming to us her death. He shared his father’s photo on Instagram, confirming to us that he is alive. from his Instagram, we confirmed that he loves spending time with his husband and dog. He is also seen in a photo having dinner with his husband’s parents, suggesting his desire for a family. The couple also facetime with their parents.
Don Shipman Education
Details regarding his high school education are unavailable on the internet. According to his LinkedIn, we found that he went for an associate degree in radio and Television at Herkimer County Community college where he completed school in May 1998.
Don Shipman Career
Don has been in the journalism business close for more than 20 years. After graduating, he joined WFXV/WUTR/WPNY as a producer, reporter, and news anchor. He moved from Utica to Binghamton where he joined WIVT News Channel 34 as a News anchor and Reporter. He left WIVT in 2004 to join WKTV News Channel 2 as a News Anchor. While in WKTV, he worked part-time as an adjunct Professor of Journalism is Herkimer County Community. Still at WKTV, Don began working as a freelance anchor giving radio news updates on WOUR-WUMX Galaxy Communications.
He started working at his current position in April 2019. Don joined WWLP 22News as a News anchor and investigative reporter. The journalist has covered historic events such as the Covid-19 Pandemic and the plight of homelessness in Chicopee.
Aside from his career as a journalist, Don is a philanthropist. He gives back to society through his personal and professional life. He is a long-time member of Abraham House. Together with his husband, Don has co-hosted fundraising events for Hospice and Palliative care.
Shipman also serves as a member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association which advocates for the rights of LGBTQ members in the media career.
Don Shipman’s Net Worth
Shipman has soared throughout his career. He brings more than 20 years of experience to 22News. information regarding his salary is not available on the internet. Sources are confirming that Shipman could be earning $100,000 per year. His primary source of income is his career as a journalist. He has been able to accumulate a net worth of $1 million.
Don Shipman Height
Don is a tall man. Based on what we observed, his height could be 6ft and 2 inches