Dan Ronan Biography
Dan Ronan is an American Anchor and Reporter working for WTOP in Washington D.C. as a part-time anchor. He has been working for the station since October 2022 after working for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.
Dan Ronan Age
Ronan is 64 years old as of 2023. He was born on 5th November 1959 and celebrates his birthday every year on 5th November. He posted a kindergarten photo on his Facebook account on 5th November 2021 and stated that he was turning 62 years then.
Dan Ronan Height
Ronan stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches.
Dan Ronan Family
Ronan was born and raised in the United States alongside his late younger brother Timothy Michael Ronan. He was close to his father as he often posted their photos on her social media.
Dan Ronan Wife
Ronan has a son called Matthew, a daughter-in-law called Madeline and a grandson called Matthew George Ronan Jr. However, Ronan is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Ronan being in any past relationship with anyone.
Dan Ronan Net Worth
Ronan has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor and reporter.
Dan Ronan Salary
Ronan earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Dan Ronan Education
Ronan is a holder of a master’s degree in public relations and communication with a 3.95 GPA from Kent State University where he studied from 2012 to 2014. In 2004, he studied at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and attained a Certificate in Advanced Aviation Accident and Management, Aviation Accident Investigation.
In 2002, Dan went to Georgia State University and took 4 credit courses No Degree, one class, 2002 Aviation Studies, Aviation Management. From 1978 to 1983, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He went to Joe Brinkman Umpire School and was a small college basketball referee and an NCAA baseball umpire. He studied at Warren Township High School.
Dan Ronan Career
Ronan is working for WTOP in Washington D.C. as a part-time anchor and has been working for the station since October 2022. Alongside his anchoring career at WTOP, he has been working as the Managing Producer of Multimedia and Senior Reporter at Transport Topics since July 2022. He also works as the Associate News Editor for Print and Multimedia at Transport Topics since March 2018. His roles include managing, covering, writing, and breaking stories about the business side of trucking.
In addition to this, he hosts Transport Topics Radio, a weekly news round-up every Saturday, 1 pm-3 pm, ET on SiriusXM Channel 146, that is repeated on Sunday from 12 noon to 2 pm ET. On Web broadcast, he anchors the news interview program covering the truck industry. Ronan has also been working as a part-time news anchor at Sirius XM Radio Inc/Road Dog Trucking News since March 2017. He also works as a fill-in anchor for Mark Willis and KC Phillips. He started working at Kent State University in October 2014 as a Professional Advisory Board in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Ronan advises the senior leadership on accreditation, curriculum, recruitment, and other issues.
Before joining WTOP, he worked at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America from February 2017 to January 2018 as the Vice President of Strategic Communications. He was responsible for setting, creating, and executing the strategic internal and external communications, web, social, and digital media, and public relations messages to consistently articulate ITS America’s membership and advocacy missions. He also Managed the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including newsletters, brochures, and website.
Dan Ronan More Career
From April 2008 to January 2018, he was a member of the board of directors at Snowball Express. His role included working with other members to help ease the pain and suffering of military families that have suffered a loss. He worked particularly on media relations, strategic planning, social media, marketing, and publicity for this great organization. He led the communications and public relations effort in organizing a five-day and four-night holiday gala to Dallas/FW for surviving spouses and children.
Starting June 2011 to January 2016, he worked at the American Bus Association as the Senior Director of Communications, Media Relations, and Communications. Dan supervised the development of the association’s communication policies and provided media training and coaching to industry executives. He also served as the association spokesperson and developed presentation material for the association’s executive management team. He organized guidelines for handling communications in response to various crises in the industry. Additionally, he developed coalitions with government and industry organizations, advocacy groups, and educational organizations including the U.S. Dept of Transportation and the NTSB.
Before joining the American Bus Association, he worked at American Automobile Assn-Texas as a Media Relations and Community Affairs Manager from May 2008 to June 2011. He managed the company’s reputation management and communications efforts in the Texas and New Mexico operations regions. He also supervised the daily operations of the company staff. Ronan led crisis management communications during and after disasters for example hurricanes like Houston and Texas.
Previous to joining American Automobile Assn-Texas, he worked for CBS Newspath as a freelance reporter from November 2007 to May 2008. He covered news such as political campaigns, and tornadoes among others. Together with his CBS Newspath career, he also worked at the National Air Traffic Controllers Association and Weber Shandwick Worldwide as a Public Relations Consultant from November 2007 to May 2008. He provided technical and management consulting to organization leadership focusing on providing support in managing the organization’s public reputation and relations management practices.
Dan Ronan Other Career
Ronan also coordinated the development of media communications materials aimed at disbursing information about the FAA’s need to recruit air traffic controllers across the country, focusing on providing information in national publications including the New York Times about the positions needing to be filled, and the importance of safety. He managed the development of the strategic media plan utilized by Clean Energy to promote an increase in the use of CNG buses in mass transit operations across the country, providing information regarding the transition and its positive impact on society.
He started his career at CNN, WAGA, and WFAA from August 1988 to November 2007 as a correspondent. During his tenure, he was selected to be one of the first civilian reports assigned to a U.S. Army unit tasked with developing reports of operations near the Iraq/Kuwait border. He covered discussions between President Carter and President Fidel Castro and Hurricanes Ivan and Rita. He won eight Emmys and two Edward R. Murrow Awards for Journalism Excellence.
Dan Ronan WTOP
Ronan is working at WTOP where he works alongside other famous WTOP meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- John Aaron
- Shawn Anderson
- Michelle Basch
- Brennan Haselton
- Liz Anderson
- Ralph Fox
- Heather Gustafson
- Jenny Glick
- Stephanie Gaines-Bryant
- Nick Iannelli
- Sarah Jacobs
- Luke Lukert
- Mike Murillo
- Dick Uliano
- Del Walters
Dan Ronan Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 496 followers on Facebook.