Dale Hansen Biography
Dale Hansen is an American sportscaster working for WFAA as a sports anchor and Sports Director. He hosts Dale Hansen’s Sports Special on Sundays at 10:35 pm and anchors the weeknight sports segment during the 10 pm newscasts.
Dale Hansen Age
Hansen is 72 years old. He was born on 2nd August 1948 in Logan, Iowa.
Dale Hansen Height
Hansen is of average height. He has not shared his height measurements. His height, weight, and other body measurements will be updated soon.
Dale Hansen Family
Hansen was born and raised by his parents in Logan, Iowa. Information about his family and childhood including his parents and siblings is not available. This section will be updated as soon as information about his parents is available.
Dale Hansen Wife
Hansen is married to his wife Chris Dallas. The couple lives in Waxahachie, Texas. Dale has two children Eric Hansen and a daughter who are all now grown up. His daughter is married and has a child while his son Eric was once a golf pro and now works as a financial advisor. His first wife died in 1997.
Dale Hansen Education
Hansen went to school in his hometown Iowa. After he graduated from high school, he joined the Navy and has never joined college.
Dale Hansen WFAA
Hansen began his journalism career at t KCOB-FM radio as a disc jockey and operations manager in Newton. He covered the football team the Newton Nite Hawks and the Newton Cardinals. He then joined KNIA radio as News Director and later KCLD radio and KOIL in Omaha. Hansen was a sports reporter at KMTV.
He joined WFAA in 1983 as a sportscaster for the 10 pm newscast. His first story which made headlines was in 1986 when he exposed the scandals involving payments to players on Southern Methodist University’s football team. He also won a DuPont-Columbia Award, a Peabody Award for outstanding journalism, and numerous death threats for covering the story.
Dale became the Sports Director WFAA. He anchors the weeknight sports segment during the 10 pm newscasts and hosts Dale Hansen’s Sports Special on Sundays at 10:35 pm.
Dale Hansen Unplugged
Unplugged is a television program where Dale discusses critical issues arising in the USA. Some of his commentaries have not been positively accepted by s portion of the public but he vows to speak his mind and truth.
Dale Hansen Retirement
In May 2021, Hansen announced that he will be retiring from WFAA-TV (Channel 8) on 2nd September 2021. He has worked at WFAA for over 38 years. He will be replaced by Joe Trahan who will take over as the weeknight sports anchor.
Dale Hansen Military
After Hansen graduated from High school, he joined United States Navy and was deployed to Vietnam during the Vietnam War. He lost his best friend, Carrol Meyer, who was killed just after six weeks of being deployed to Vietnam at the age of 18.
Dale Hansen Net Worth
Hansen has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 100 k – $1 million. He has earned this figure from his successful journalism career. His exact net worth figure will be updated soon.
Dale Hansen Salary
Hansen’s annual salary is estimated to be between $ 20 k and $ 100 k. His exact salary figure is still not available but will be updated soon.
Hansen Short Bio
- Full name: Dale Eugene Hansen
- Age: 72 years old
- Date of Birth: 2 August 1948
- Height: To be Updated
- Weight: To be Updated
- Parents: To be Updated
- Siblings: To be Updated
- Wife: Chris Dallas
- Children: Eric Hansen
- Occupation: Sportscaster
- Salary: $ 100 k – $1 million
- Net Worth: $ 20 k and $ 100 k