Peter D’Oench

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Peter D’Oench is a reporter for CBS4 News. He came to CBS4 from WKRN in Nashville.

D’Oench was an award-winning member of the WPLG News Team as a reporter from 1989 – 2004. In addition, he was a producer for news, special projects and the station’s Problem Solvers franchise from 2004–2007.

Prior to joining WPLG, he was an anchor/reporter with WTNH, New Haven (1984 – 1989); a reporter for WFTV, Orlando (1983 – 1984); a reporter and morning anchor with WCBS, New York City (1982 – 1983); a reporter for WSVN, Miami (1978 – 1982) and a reporter for KAMR, Amarillo, Texas (1977 – 1978).

D’Oench is the recipient of a number of prestigious honors and awards, including a Silver Circle and five Sunshine State Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, a pair of awards from the Sigma Delta Chi honor society, a special citation from Mothers Against Drunk Driving, an Excellence in Reporting commendation from the New York City Overseas Press Club, a special citation from the Miami-Dade County PTA and a special commendation from Florida Governor Bob Graham.

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