Dean Blevins Profile
Dean Blevins is an American two-time Emmy Award-winning sports director working for News on 6. He joined the station in 1997.
Dean Blevins Education
Blevins attended the University of Oklahoma and in 1978 he graduated with a degree in journalism. He played basketball while at Oklahoma University and is the last player in over 60 years to have lettered in both basketball and football in the same season at the school. Blevins was a quarterback at Oklahoma University and played on national championship teams in 1974 and 1975. Furthermore, played on four Big 8 Championship teams from 1974 to 1977.
Dean Blevins Career
Blevins is a two-time Emmy Award-winning sports director at News on 6. He joined the News on 6 sports team in 1997. Blevins acquired the sports director position in 2001. He has over three decades of experience in the state of Oklahoma.
The Sportscasters Association and National Sportswriters have named him Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year eight times. In 2014, he was honored with a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communications by the University of Oklahoma. He also received Bob Hersom Award as a March of Dimes Sports Headliner for his decades of excellence in journalism.
The Society of Professional Oklahoma Pro Chapter honored him with multiple first-place honors for TV Sports Reporting. In addition, the Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters also awarded him with multiple first-place honors for Sportscast and News Excellence.
He received Jay Meyer Award (given to the top scholar-athlete at OU) in 1975. The Sports Magazine voted him as one of America’s 10 best-dressed men in sports. For over two decades now, he has announced college basketball and football games including 14 years for CBS, ABC, and ESPN. He has hosted coaches’ TV and radio shows for recognizable figures since the beginning of 1985. They include but are not limited to Bob Stoops, Eddie Sutton, Jerry Jones, Barry Switzer, and presently for OU Head Coach Lincoln Riley.
Quick Facts About Blevins
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Blevins is a member of the Board of Directors for the Salvation Army and Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame Board of Directors. He like being involved in community charities and work as well, he hosted charity golf tournaments including the Dean Blevins Christmas Connection Classic, the Dean Blevins Arthritis Classic, and the Dean Blevins Infant Crisis Center Golf Charity. Blevins is a devoted golf player. During his free time, he likes spending quality time with his family.
Dean Blevins Age
Blevins was born in Norman, Oklahoma, he has not disclosed the date, month, or the year he was born. However, he might be in his 6o’s.
Dean Blevins Height
Blevins stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Dean Blevins Family
Blevins was born in Norman, OK by his parents. He has not disclosed information about his family.
Dean Blevins Wife
Blevins is married to his wife Sarah. The couple has a son, Carson, and stepsons Chris and Ross who are graduates of the University of Oklahoma. In 2003, the American Diabetes Association named him the Oklahoma Father of the Year.
Dean Blevins Salary
Being one of the top journalists for News on 6 Blevins earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Dean Blevins Net Worth
Blevins has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a sports director.
Dean Blevins News on 6
At News on 6 Davis works alongside;
- Steve McGehee
- John Holcomb
- Dean Blevins
- Lee Benson
- Dusty Dvoracek
- Dan Hawk
- Jonathan Huskey