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Sam Dick (WKYT-TV) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Cancer, Retiring, Leaving WKYT

Sam Dick Biography and Wiki

Sam Dick is an American journalist working at WKYT-TV as a news anchor. He has also worked at WCBS in New York City as a news reporter until 1982. He then joined WESH in Orlando where he worked as a consumer, medical, and investigative reporter. 

Sam Dick Age

Dick is was born in Lexington. He has not shared his age and the year he was born. This section will be updated as soon as possible.

Sam Dick Height

Sam is of average height. He has not shared his height measurements. His height, weight, and other body measurements will be updated soon.

Sam Dick Parents and Family

Dick was born in Lexington to Rose and David. His mother is a first-generation Italian and raised in Centerville, Iowa. His father was raised in Bourbon County, mostly in North Middletown and Paris.

Sam Dick Wife

Sam has been married to Noelle Dick for over 25 years. They are the owners of an indoor fitness studio called CycleYOU located on Midland Avenue. Sam is a triathlete and has competed at the world and national levels. Noelle and Sam are members of Central Christian Church. When not working, Sam enjoys fishing, exercise, and traveling across the US and the world.

Sam Dick Children

Sam and his wife Noelle have three children together; Samuel III, Leah, and Christina. They also have a grandson called Sam IV.

Sam Dick WKYT

Dick joined WKYT  in 1979 as a news reporter, and later Co-Host of PM Magazine. The 30-minute, early evening program was a big hit with Kentucky viewers every weeknight at 7. They did stories on white water canoeing, mountain climbing in West Va., cave exploring, the Dukes of Hazard visiting Hazard and so much more.

He left the station in 1982 and joined WCBS in New York City as a news reporter until 1982. He then joined WESH in Orlando where he worked as a consumer, medical, and investigative reporter.  In September 1987, Dick returned to WKYT as an early and late-night news anchor. He has worked at WKYT for half his life as he describes it. He shared the anchor desk with Amber Philpott for the past 17 years.

Sam Dick Education

Dick graduated from The University of Georgia with a degree in Journalism.

Sam Dick Cancer

Dick was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010. His father had died from prostate cancer three months earlier. He was examined by his urologist, Dr. Fred. Hadley and treated by Dr. Smith. His father urged him me to see a urologist before turning 50 since his family has a history of prostate cancer. He went public with his cancer to raise awareness and urge men o get tested in their 40s.

Sam Dick Retiring

Dick announced in May 2021 that he would be retiring from the WKYT news desk on 24th November 2021 scheduled for the day before Thanksgiving. He has worked at the station for 34 years. In his farewell statement, he said;

“When I first walked in the door at WKYT in March of 1979, I was 23 years old. The newsroom still had typewriters, we shot film for news, and there were just four-channel options on TV for viewers. A lot has changed since then, but what hasn’t changed is my focus as a journalist: be a truth-seeker, be fair, accurate, and compassionate.”

“I have been blessed to work with some super talented broadcasters over many decades. There are so many producers, reporters, editors, and fellow anchors who have made me a better journalist. Our current crew, Amber Philpott, Chris Bailey, and Brian Milam are the best of the best,”

Sam Dick Salary

Sam’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.

Sam Dick Net Worth

Dick has an estimated net worth ranging between $100 k – $500 k. He has earned this figure from his successful journalism career. His exact net worth figure will be updated soon.

Sam Short Bio

  • Full name: Sam Dick
  • Age: To be updated
  • Date of Birth: To be updated
  • Height: To be updated
  • Weight: To be updated
  • Parents: Rose and David
  • Siblings: To be updated
  • Wife: Noelle Dick
  • Children: Sam III, Leah, and Christina
  • Education: University of Georgia
  • Occupation: Journalist
  • Salary: $ 20 k and $ 100 k
  • Net Worth: $100 k – $500 k

Awards

  • Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
  • 5 Regional Emmy Awards

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