Dave Lucas Biography
Dave Lucas is an American award-winning journalist currently working as a weekday anchor for WJLA-TV. He presents the afternoon newscasts between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
He joined the news station back in 1991. Prior to his current position, Lucas served as a nationally syndicated reporter for Medstar television. He was also the host of Discovery Channel’s daily Your Health! program.
Dave Lucas Age
Lucas has not yet disclosed any information about his age or date of birth. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Dave Lucas Height
Lucas stands at an average height. However, there are no further details about his body measurements. These details will be updated as soon as they are available.
Dave Lucas Family
Lucas was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Due to his discreet nature, there is no information about his parents or siblings. Through all his years as a journalist, he has always preferred to keep his personal life private.
Dave Lucas Wife
Lucas is married to his wife whose information he has not disclosed yet. There is also no information about when they got married or how long they have been together. Together they have two children. Lucas together with his family lives in Northern Virginia.
Dave Lucas Education
Lucas went to to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a public land-grant research university in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Dave Lucas WJLA-TV
Lucas was one of the original anchors at WJLA-TV when the channel was first launched as NewsChannel 8. He is currently working as the weekday anchor. He presents the noon and afternoon newscasts between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Prior to his current position, Lucas served as a nationally syndicated reporter for Medstar television. He was also the host of Discovery Channel’s daily Your Health! program. Lucas began his journalism career in his home town Charleston, South Carolina at WCIV-TV.
In addition, Lucas has reported on several political stories including seven national political conventions, six Presidential inaugurations, and multiple congressional, local races, and state. Dave was the host of Capital Golf Weekly for 17 years.
He is a member of “Golf Writers Association of America”. He joined the club in 2006. Dave has received several awards including the Cable Ace awards for Healthline, an Emmy award for continuing the coverage of a Maryland plane crash.
He is also a receiver of a Washington Dateline award for news writing and two Distinction in Media Excellence Awards for his medical reporting.
Dave Lucas Salary
Dave has been one of the best journalists working at WJLA with the longest career. His annual salary is estimated to be in the range of $45,000 – $110,000.
Dave Lucas Net Worth
Lucas has an estimated net worth in the range of $1 million – $5 million. He has earned all his wealth from his successful career as a journalist.