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Len Cannon joined KHOU 11 News in 2006. He co-anchors the 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts and also gets out into the community to tell other stories, including profiles on outstanding Houstonians and a popular segment called “Len at Work,” for which he has done every job from rodeo clown (yes, he got in the barrel and got knocked around by a bull), to going through Houston Police Department SWAT training, to learning a few tricks from the Harlem Globetrotters. Cannon is a graduate of Ashland University in Ohio. He started his career in radio in Cleveland before moving on to TV news jobs in Toledo, New Orleans, Seattle, and New York. He spent seven years as a correspondent for Dateline NBC. He has won Emmys and the prestigious Columbia University DuPont Award for his reporting. Each year he emcees dozens of events for various organizations and visits schools to talk about broadcasting as a career.


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