Don Teague is an NBC News correspondent based in the network’s Dallas bureau. He joined NBC in June 2002. Teague contributes to NBC News and MSNBC programs.
Since joining NBC, Teague has covered a wide range of stories, from Hurricanes along the Gulf coast, to wildfires in Southern California, riots across France, and the War in Iraq. He also reports extensively on border, immigration, and religious issues.
Prior to joining NBC, Teague served as the primary weekend anchor and substitute main anchor for KFMB-TV, a CBS affiliate in San Diego, Calif. While there, Teague extensively covered national and local events. From 1996 to 1998, Teague was an anchor and reporter for WXIX-TV, a FOX affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio where he anchored a two-hour news and entertainment show.
From 1993 to 1996, Teague served as anchor, managing editor and reporter for WABU-TV in Boston, Mass., where he anchored the station’s nightly newsmagazine and weekly sports magazine. From 1990 to 1993, Teague was a reporter and weekend anchor for KFDX-TV in Wichita Falls, Texas, and prior to that, he reported for KLMG-TV in Tyler, Texas.
Most recently, Teague won an Emmy Award for his reporting from New Orleans in the chaotic aftermath of hurricane Katrina. His contributions to NBC’s Katrina coverage also earned the presitgious Peabody, and Edward R. Murrow awards. Teague has received other awards including several national Emmy nominations, three Edward R. Murrow awards, two National Headliner Awards, two regional Emmys, 17 regional Emmy nominations and several Associated Press Broadcasters Awards. Teague also has extensive military experience having served as a Captain in the Army Reserve and National Guard and logging over a thousand hours of military and civilian helicopter pilot time.
Teague holds a Master of Science in international relations from Troy State University and a Bachelor of Arts in broadcast journalism from San Diego State University. Teague also did graduate work at Harvard University, studying government and environmental management.