Attended Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas. Graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, in Austin, Texas, with a bachelor's and master's degree.
Don is a member of the Event Industry Hall of Fame, the Directors Guild of America, and the National Academy of Television, Arts, and Sciences, where he has served two terms on the Board of Governors.
Don won a Peabody Award for excellence in broadcasting and a Sports Award Emmy for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7013 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on December 11, 2014.
Personal Quotes (1)
If the network had it their way -- and I don't care which network it is -- you would not be presenting four writing awards and four directing awards on the Emmys. That's eight awards given out to people that the audience at home doesn't really know much about or care about.