Newy Scruggs Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Salary and Net Worth

Newy Scruggs is an American Emmy Award-Winning sportscaster for NBC 5. He has been in broadcasting since 1992.  

Newy Scruggs Profile

Newy Scruggs is an American Emmy Award-Winning sportscaster for NBC 5. He has been in broadcasting since 1992.  Along the way, the stops have included gigs in Florence/Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Cleveland, Los Angeles, Austin, Texas; and since April 2000 in Dallas-Fort Worth.

He has put his hands on broadcasting and found success from anchoring TV sportscasts, to hosting radio talk shows, to color commentating on college football and basketball games, and writing for print media. He anchors weeknights at 6 and 10. Sundays Newy hosts the Emmy Award-winning Out of Bounds at 10:30.

During the NFL series, Dallas Cowboys legend Drew Pearson breaks down all the angles of America’s Team. Scruggs is known as NewDawg.The veneer of the name came from his Omega Psi Phi Fraternity brothers at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

He was awarded the 1992 National Leadership Award winner Omega.  He created the Dr. Sylvester Wooten Scholarship for fellow Chi Mu chapter members in 2007 and is grateful for the several opportunities and awards he was awarded.

In 1994, Scruggs graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and serves on the board of trustees. In 2003, the New Scruggs Sports Broadcasting Scholarship was established for students who want to pursue careers in sports media.

Newy Scruggs Age

Scruggs’ age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Newy is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40s.

Quick Facts About Newy Scruggs

Full Name Newy Scruggs
Age Not Available
Nationality American
Spouse Laine
Net Worth $1 million – $5 Million

Newy Scruggs Height

Scruggs stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighs about 165lbs / 75kg.

Newy Scruggs Family

Scruggs was born in Wiesbaden, Germany to an army father and an unknown mother. He resides in DFW with his nuclear family.

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Newy Scruggs Wife

Scruggs is married to Laine and the couple is blessed with four daughters Rosie, Savannah, Sophie, and Sienna. He resides in DFW with his wife and children.

Newy Scruggs Salary

Scruggs earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Newy Scruggs Net Worth

Scruggs has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a sportscaster.

Newy Scruggs NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

At NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Scruggs works alongside;

  • Rick Mitchell – Chief Meteorologist
  • Brian Curtis – Co-anchor
  • Kristi Nelson – Reporter/Anchor
  • Grant Johnston – Meteorologist
  • Deborah Ferguson – Reporter/Anchor
  • Pat Doney – Sports Anchor
  • Katy Blakey – Anchor/Reporter
  • David Finfrock – Meteorologist
  • Scott Gordon – Reporter
  • Julie Fine – political journalist
  • Wayne Carter – Special Assignment Reporter
  • Keisha Burns – Weather Anchor/reporter
  • Candace Sweat – Reporter
  • Ben Russell – Reporter
  • Ken Kalthoff – Reporter
  • Jack Highberger – Reporter
  • Don Peritz Jr. – Assignments/Investigative Editor and Researcher
  • Melissa Harrison – TV/Radio Journalist
  • Diana Zoga – Journalist
  • Meredith Yeomans – Reporter
  • Meredith Land – Anchor
  • Samantha Davies – Meteorologist/Traffic Reporter
  • Laura Harris – Journalist

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