#MothersDayEve Meet Dawn McCoy
TV & podcast host, writer, social media influencer and food & philanthropy advocate, Dawn McCoy, is a personality…and, not just in a “TV personality” kind of way. She has been a frequent visitor to your television set, appearing on shows such as The Dr. Oz Show, Hallmark’s Home & Family, Access Hollywood, Extra, The Real and Chef's Layer, and on radio channels and podcasts including iHeart Radio, SiriusXM, Pandora, The Moll Anderson Show, The Dear Mattie Show, The Actor's Diet, Kathy Kaehler's Fit & Sexy For Life, and more.
Described by Beverly Hills Mayor Bosse, as “Oprah before Oprah was Oprah,” she she has been featured in Glamour Magazine, Huffington Post, Traditional Home, Living Healthy, Cameron Diaz’s The Body Book, Gio Magazine and more.
With over 18 million impressions, her work as an ambassador to Beverly Hills helped to redefine the city’s social media footprint and iconic reputation.
Known for her creative, authentic, heartfelt digital content across multiple social media platforms, her voice is like no other, shooting straight from the heart with wisdom, inspiration and approachability.
Whether it be working with a household name brand, a Fortune-500 company or a nonprofit close to her heart, Dawn crafts not just a picture but a STORY that engages and inspires every single time.
A food-lover, connector and home baker & cocktail maker, she is the producer and host of the Los Angeles Food & Wine Kickoff, a partnership producer for Pebble Beach Food & Wine and is beyond honored to be on the James Beard Taste America LA Board.
Her podcast, "Dine & Dish with Dawn" is the celebrity interview show "where talking with your mouth full isn't frowned upon, it's encouraged.” Featuring guests dining and dishing with Dawn as she asks them questions intended to inspire her listeners, each show's guest also chooses a charity they support to which Dawn then donates a portion of her show's sponsor fees.The show also has also spawned a popular cross-country event series of the same name.
She also recently co-hosted the James Beard Taste America LA gala with Curtis Stone and Dave Bernahl, the Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive Holiday Celebration, the Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive Summer Celebration and the No Kid Hungry Champion Award presenting to Ayesha Curry. Additionally, she has hosted the world premiere red carpet of Star Trek Beyond for Vizio and Paramount, hosted Simply Stylist with Jamie Chung (sponsored by Dove at the Grove), and emceed Max Love Project where she helped raise over $200,000 for integrative wellness to help kids and families thrive in the face of cancer.
In September, Dawn co-hosted the No Kid Hungry LIVE Telethon with Busy Phillipps and Curtis Stone, raising thousands to help feed the 1 in 6 children living with hunger in America.And, in October, Dawn was honored to be selected by Glamour Magazine as 1 of 9 inspiring influencers to attend their “Empowered Women Empower Women” trip in conjunction with Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards.