Talent Bios


Calvin Means, President & General Manager – Host of NewsMakers

A veteran Georgia broadcaster with over 35 years experience in radio and television, Calvin joined North Georgia Television in 1993 as Sales Manager and later became General Manager.  He anchored NewsWatch from 1993-2011 and is now the host of NewsMakers, a weekly talk show dealing with important local issues and featuring area government, civic, business, and political leaders

Calvin is a graduate of the Grady College of Journalism at the University of Georgia and Newberry College in South Carolina.  Other than television, his greatest passion is Clemson University football where he is a “lifetime” IPTAY member.

He and his wife, Jane, live in Dalton.  Contact Calvin at cmeans@wdnntv.com

Judy Elliott – Host of Lifestyles for Women

The President of her own media company – Elliott Media, LLC;  Judy is the long time host of Lifestyles for Women.  A program dedicated to all topics of interest to local women with a special emphasis on health issues.

Lifestyles for Women has been on the air in northwest Georgia since 1995 and has won numerous program awards.  Judy serves as her own producer and handles advertising sales for Lifestyles and most other programs on WDNN.

Judy is a lifelong resident of Dalton and enjoys life with her husband SG.  Contact Judy at  lifestyles@wdnntv.com

Lori McDaniel – Host of The Local Scene

Bio coming soon

Brian Anderson – Host of Dalton-Whitfield Today

Bio coming soon

Dalton Area Weather from WDNN

Now on Optilink 216 – Charter 13

Now on Optilink 216 – Charter 13