Steve came to Portland in 1986 from KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona. Prior to that he worked at WILX-TV in Lansing, Michigan, and WPBN-TV in Traverse City, Michigan.
Steve is involved in various charities throughout Portland, including Loaves and Fishes, Cystic Fibrosis, Northwest Medical Teams, Doernbecher Hospital, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Oregon Special Olympics and The American Cancer Society.
Steve attended Central Michigan University and studied broadcasting. He interned at WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Michigan.
Steve also recently acquired a Bachelor of Science degree from the same university.
Steve enjoys golf (doesn't play well) and plays in a number of charity tournaments throughout the summer. He has won several Associated Press Awards, has been nominated nine times for Television Emmy Awards. In 2016 Steve won the Emmy Award for the top News Anchor in the Northwest. He won the same award in 2004, 2012 and 2014.
Steve is the host of "You Paid For It" segments, which highlight government spending, and he is also the host of "Your Voice, Your Vote" -- a weekly political show.
Steve also puts on an annual charity golf tournament called "Dunns' Duffers" in support of local charitable organizations.