Sallie Taylor has won the most prestigious awards in the broadcast business! The Radio-Television News Directors Association honored her with National and Regional Edward R. Murrow awards for her Investigative Reporting. The Ohio Associated Press has given Sallie several awards including “Best Investigative Reporting”. She is also a 3 time Emmy Award-winning Reporter.
Sallie is a Dayton native, who graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast News Journalism. Her first job offer was back home in Dayton, at WHIO-TV, in 1988. The award-winning Reporter and Saturday morning Anchor left her job in 2007 to be a stay-at-home mom. Sallie started doing commercials for A-Abel and Troy Ford. In November of 2012, she returned to the broadcast business as a Guest Host for WDTN’s Living Dayton. She will also be hosting some of Living Dayton’s cooking segments. WDTN is not unfamiliar to Sallie. She interned at WDTN before graduating from SMU.
In 2011, the Dayton Leukemia Lymphoma Society named Sallie “Woman of the Year”. Sallie and her “Moms 4 Miracles” team raised $42,000 in honor of children with cancer. The team now has an annual golf outing. Last year, they raised $17,000 for young cancer patients at Dayton Children’s Medical Center and a Springboro boy with cancer.
Sallie’s son Trent is now in Kindergarten. He loves all kinds of sports including ice hockey, football, soccer, and golf. Sallie also loves to golf. Her husband Bill enjoys taking the family to Lake Erie during the summer, where they have a boat.