Byron Harris is a senior reporter at Channel 8. During his 33 years with Belo Corp., which owns WFAA-TV, he has served as a news manager at WFAA-TV, senior producer for Prime Time Texas, and assistant news director at KHOU-TV in Houston.
Harris has won several national awards as a broadcast journalist, including two Columbia duPont Awards, the Ohio State Award, the National Press Club Award for Consumer Reporting, a Sigma Delta Chi Bronze Award and an Aviation and Space Writers national award, and the Gerald Loeb Award for Business Reporting.
He has received three Emmys, twelve Katie Awards from the Dallas Press Club and five Headliner Awards from the Headliners Foundation in Austin.
He has been a contributor to Nightline and the Nightly Business Report. In addition to his TV work, he has written for The Wall Street Journal, Texas Monthly, and Air & Space magazine.
Harris received his bachelor's degree in English and Sociology from the University of Michigan and a Masters in Journalism from Northwestern University.