Don Shipman

Don Shipman anchors 22News at 5:30 p.m., 22News at 6:00 p.m., and 22News at 11:00 p.m. weeknights on WWLP.  He is also working for you as a member of the 22News I-Team. 

Don joined 22News in 2019 bringing with him more than 20 years of journalism experience. 

Don has covered some of western Massachusetts’ most historic events – including the COVID-19 pandemic. Most notably his I-Team reporting helped to uncover the COVID-19 outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home.  Don has also extensively reported on the plight of homelessness in Chicopee.  

Don is a native upstate New Yorker and before joining 22News he worked as an evening news anchor in his hometown of Utica, New York. 

Don and his husband Adam have made a home for themselves here in New England – and have enjoyed exploring all that the region has to offer. 

In his spare time, you can find Don at his local CrossFit box, drinking way too much coffee (mocha latte), and spending time with his husband and their dog, Bella. 

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