Dale Hansen Profile, Bio, Wiki, Nationality
Dale Hansen is an American retired sports anchor/reporter who is well-known for having worked for WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas. He joined WFAA in the year 1983 and retired in the year 2021.
Dale Hansen Career / Dale Hansen Retirement
Hansen recently served at WFAA-TV (ABC Affiliate) in Dallas, Texas as a weeknight sports anchor during the 10 p.m. newscast. On May 18, 2021, he made an announcement of his retirement, effective September 2, 2021. Hansen also hosted Dale Hansen’s Sports Special on Sundays at 10:35 p.m. In 1987, he was honored with the George Foster Peabody Award for Distinguished Journalism. That same year, Hansen won the DuPont-Columbia Award for his contribution to the investigation of SMU’s football program. As a result of this investigation, the NCAA prohibited SMU from fielding a football program in 1987.
He started his career as a radio disc jockey and operations manager in Newton, Iowa. He then got a job as a sports reporter at KMTV in Omaha, Nebraska. His first job in Dallas was with KDFW-TV (Channel 4).
He is the only local on-air broadcaster who has received the Radio Television Digital News Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award, which he received in 2019. He has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and on the Ellen Degeneres Show.
Dale Hansen Age, Birthday / How old is Dale Hansen?
Hansen was born Dale Eugene Hansen on August 2, 1948, in Logan, Lowa, United States. He is 73 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on the 2nd of August every year.
Dale Hansen Height, measurements
Hansen stands at a height of 5 Feet 6 Inches tall.
Quick Facts About Hansen
|Age||73 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Dale Hansen Family, parents
Information regarding Hansen’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Dale Hansen Wife, married, children
Hansen is married to Chris Dallas and the couple is blessed with two children; a son Eric Hansen and One Daughter. As per reports, he also has an ex-wife whose identity is not yet revealed.
Dale Hansen Salary
Being the top sports anchor at WFAA, Hansen earned an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Dale Hansen’s Net Worth
Hansen has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a sports anchor.
Awards and honors
- Dallas Peace and Justice Center’s 2019 Inspiration Award
- Hero of Hope Award from the Cathedral of Hope Church
- Children’s Hero Award from TexProtects
- Recipient of over 20 Lone Star EMMY Awards
- Peacemaker Award from the Turtle Creek Chorale
- Distinguished Professional Achievement Award from the UNT School of Journalism
- Communicator of the Year by the National Speech and Debate Association
- Sportscaster of the Year on two occasions by the Associated Press
- Texas Sportscaster of the Year on four occasions by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association
Dale Hansen WFAA
At WFAA, Hansen worked alongside;
- Eric Alvarez – General Assignment Reporter
- Nick Blackhall – Social Media / Mobile Technology Manager
- Sonia Azad – Reporter
- Hannah Davis – General Assignment Reporter
- David Goins – Reporter
- Demond Fernandez – Reporter
- Cleo Greene – Anchor
- Jonah Javad – Sports Anchor
- William Joy – General Assignment Reporter
- Chris Lawrence – Anchor/Reporter
- Mike Leslie – Sports Anchor/Reporter
- Cynthia Izaguirre – Anchor
- Charlotte Huffman – Investigative Reporter
- Sean Giggy – Reporter