James Dobson has been a multimedia journalist for WAVE 3 News since mid-2021. He previously worked as a photographer with WAVE 3 News starting in 2019.
James is from Louisville, graduating from Eastern High School in 2010. His family has lived in Kentucky for more than 100 years.
Originally a print journalist, he took photos and covered community news in Utah, Kansas, and a year-long assignment in Istanbul, Turkey.
He has won numerous awards, including an Emmy for his photographic coverage of the 2020 racial justice protests. Mixed in with his daily news coverage, James seeks to tell stories of the natural world, and how commonalities in Louisville can promote empathy cross-culturally.
James is proud to call Southern Louisville home, living with his wife and two border collies.
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