Dawn Mitchell is FOX 9’s Emmy award winning weekend sports anchor and weekday sports reporter.
In addition to hosting FOX 9 Sports Now on Friday and Saturday nights, Dawn is also the Vikings beat reporter covering the team for Vikings GameDay Live, the Vikings Post Game Show and Vikings Live for NFL Thursday Night Football. She has had to honor to cover five Super Bowls as well, and patiently waiting for the Vikings to be in one!
Dawn is a Massachusetts native who has also worked in Milwaukee, Boston and Chicago. She has enjoyed sideline reporting work FOX Sports and BTN.
Before her on-air career also worked behind the scenes for ESPN and CBS Sports.
The latest from Dawn Mitchell
Minnesota Vixen women's football team headed to championship game
The Minnesota Vixen are heading to the Women’s Football Alliance PRO National Championship game in Canton Ohio. They will face the Boston Renegades for the second straight year.
Watch: Meet Minnesota's only professional female boxer
Amy "Hard Hands" Lemenager, a former hockey goalie and Duluth police officer, is currently ranked eighth in the world.
Title IX paved the way: 1-on-1 with Lindsay Whalen
Minnesota Gophers Women's Basketball Head Coach Lindsay Whalen sat down with FOX 9 to talk about Title IX, on the 50th anniversary of the law's passage.
Title IX spotlight: Jessie Stomski Seim
As part of FOX 9’s ongoing tribute to Title IX, we place a focus on a local Native American basketball star who is a game-changer on many levels.
Title IX spotlight: Hall of fame ref June Courteau
As the celebration of Title IX continues with the upcoming NCAA Women's Final Four basketball tournament, FOX 9 spotlights St. Paul native June Courteau – one of the most respected officials in the history of women’s basketball.
Even after Title IX passed, the fight for women's sports didn't end
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX. The landmark law passed in 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities.
7 Vines Vineyard in Dellwood launches 'The Minnesotan' wine
When you're talking wine pairing, the sport of hockey probably doesn't come to mind. But for a certain winery in Dellwood, Minnesota, it's a logical duo fitting perfectly like a hand in a hockey glove.
Former Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu on having jersey retired
Former Minnesota Wild Captain Mikko Koivu will once again make history. On Sunday, Koivu will become the first to have his number retired to the raters of the Xcel Energy Center.
Her Next Play takes new step in empowering female athletes
A local nonprofit known for helping girls stay in sports and develop as leaders is taking the next step to empower women professionally.
1-on-1 with new Gophers Men's Basketball Coach Ben Johnson
Ben Johnson is a two-time Minnesota State High School champion with DeLaSalle, a former Gophers player and assistant coach, and now is finally getting his chance to be an NCAA Division I head coach in his home state with the Gophers at the University of Minnesota.