Don was the weekday morning anchor for WTOC 11’s THE News at Daybreak and an experienced investigative reporter exposing consumer issues. Don had over twelve years of experience covering news in the Savannah/Hilton Head market. He received multiple awards and honors. Most recently, Don was voted Best Local TV News Anchor 2016 by Connect Savannah.
WTOC 11 is deeply saddened by this tragic event. Larry Silbermann, WTOC 11 Vice President/General Manager stated, “Don was not only a valued member of our WTOC family, but a trusted friend to all.” Scott Galloway, WTOC 11 News Director further claimed, “Don was a great guy and such a big part of WTOC and our newsroom family, his loss has left us with a huge void that will be tough to fill.”
Before WTOC 11, Don began his career in his hometown of Syracuse, New York at WIXT-TV. He started as an intern and rose to the ranks of producer and reporter. Don later moved to Watertown, NY to become reporter and anchor at WWTI-TV.
Police say a blue pick-up truck and a red four-door vehicle were involved in a head-on crash.