KRQE News 13 Anchor/Special Assignment Reporter
Dean Staley is the principal anchor and special assignment reporter for KRQE News 13 and FOX New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM.
Dean is an Albuquerque native. He graduated from Boston University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. Prior to the start of his broadcast career, Dean spent two years in the Peace Corps, where he taught beekeeping and soil conservation to subsistence farmers in Paraguay, South America.
Dean returned to Albuquerque from KING 5 News in Seattle where he was an anchor and reporter. Before that, Dean worked in Minneapolis, MN as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for KSTP-TV. During his stint at KSTP, Dean was embedded for three months with the Army’s 101st Airborne Division, covering the war in Iraq. Prior to KSTP, Dean served as a correspondent for ABC News based in Atlanta, Ga. Dean is the recipient of 14 Emmys and 3 Edward R. Murrow Awards.
Dean has written articles for the London Sunday Telegraph, The Seattle Times, Twin Cities Business Monthly, and The Rake magazine. He also has a chapter in the book “Embedded” about his time in Iraq.