John Grant was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Radio, TV, and Film in 1989 from Temple University.
He began his career in radio in Philadelphia at 610 WIP All Sports Radio then went to the radio station in Shippensburg, Pa., WSHP AM and worked at KISS 92 FM as a DJ called “Johnny Dolla.”
He then moved over to TV first working WJAL-TV in Marion, Pennsylvania from 1996-2006 as the programming, master control supervisor, and camera operator. John would land at WDVM in 2009 starting as a satellite truck operator and videographer and moved his way up to his current position as Assignment Editor & Operations Manager. John has worked in the TV industry for over 20 years.
When John isn’t in the newsroom, he is an avid Philadelphia sports fan (E-A-G-L-E-S EAGLES!), a family man with grandkids galore, and is very active at his church. John also likes taking a good selfie.
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