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Dayana Bennett

Biography

Haitian Performing & Recording Artists

Date of Birth (DOB): 11/2/77
From: Haiti
Best Known for: News Reporter / Actress

Bio: Born November 2, 1977 in Haiti, Dayana moved to the U.S. when she was 7 years old. Her interest in news began when she was 12 years old.

She was recruited for the Broadcasting Magnet Program at her elementary school/ and anchored for her middle school Television (main anchor), and college newscast (sports anchor). During her Sr. year in high school, Bennett attended a Dual Enrollment program at the University of Miami where learning Film Appreciation.

In high school (10th grade) her HIV/AIDS video won first place in a state elementary school children about the disease, which featured an interview with the late Pedro Zamora, who was eventually on MTVs "Real World". She minored in Biology and majored in Communications at Florida International University graduating in December 1999.

In 2000 Bennett was voted Miss Vice 2000 in Miami Florida. She is now a news anchor at The Newschannel 6 Team for NBC affiliate KPVI in Idaho. She has shot commercials for MCI and other companies and would like to further her acting and filmmaking career. "I would want to be the Oprah of daytime TV and the Julia Roberts of film!"

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