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 working for NBC 5. He has been in broadcasting since 1992

Newy Scruggs Profile

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

Newy Scruggs Career

Scruggs has 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.

Newy Scruggs Photo
Newy Scruggs Photo

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 Scruggs

AgeNot Available
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.

Newy Scruggs Wife

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

Newy Scruggs Salary

Scruggs earns an annual salary ranging from $ 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.

Does Newy Scruggs live in Colleyville?|Dog

Scruggs resides in Colleyville together with his wife, daughters as well as their adopted dog by the name of Rosie. His family shares how they found the dog on the side of the road in Irving covered in scars and blood. The family has always loved and pampered their dog and is super excited to have her around.“She snores really loud,” Savannah said, but they still love her no matter what. Rosie was a so-called diamond in the rough. After three years of loving Rosie, and living with her, the Scruggs family said Rosie is patient and supportive.

Newy Scruggs NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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

  1. Keisha Burns – Weather Anchor/reporter
  2. Candace Sweat – Reporter
  3. Ben Russell – Reporter
  4. Ken Kalthoff – Reporter
  5. Jack Highberger – Reporter
  6. Don Peritz Jr. – Assignments/Investigative Editor and Researcher
  7. Melissa Harrison – TV/Radio Journalist
  8. Diana Zoga – Journalist
  9. Meredith Yeomans – Reporter
  10. Meredith Land – Anchor
  11. Samantha Davies – Meteorologist/Traffic Reporter
  12. Laura Harris – Journalist


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