Dave Lucas Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, WJLA, Wife, Family, Net worth, and Salary

Dave Lucas Biography

Dave Lucas is an American Emmy Award-Winning journalist working for WJLA as an anchor. He joined the station back in 1991.

Dave Lucas Education

Lucas attended the University of Nebraska -Lincoln, a public research university, and attained his degree in Broadcast journalism from the same institution.

Dave Lucas Career

Lucas is on air every weekday anchor of WJLA 24/7’s news at noon and the afternoon editions between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. He had worked for other stations prior to joining WJLA. He previously worked for Medstar television where he served as a  nationally-syndicated reporter as well as a host of Discovery Channel’s daily Your Health! program. Lucas has been working in the journalism career for more than two decades now and has gained so much knowledge and experience in reporting on politics.

Lucas managed to enclose six Presidential inaugurations, too many Congressional, seven national political conventions, and state and local races to count. He nonetheless hosted Capital Golf Weekly, the Washington area’s only golf news and information program for seventeen years. His journalism career began when he was hired by WCIV-TV in Charleston, South Carolina.

Lucas has also managed to win several awards and recognition. For instance, he won the back-to-back Cable Ace awards for Healthline and was named the nation’s best local public affairs program. He then won an Emmy Award due to his continuing coverage of a Maryland plane crash. A Washington Dateline award for news writing and two Distinction in Media Excellence Awards for his medical reporting are also some of the awards he has won. He is also very active on his social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He says that his love and passion for journalism began when he was young and for him, it is nothing but a dream come true.

Dave Lucas WJLA

Lucas is currently working at WJLA where he works alongside other famous WJLA anchors and reporters including;

  1. Jonathan Elias
  2. Robert Burton
  3. Michelle Marsh
  4. Bill Kelly
  5. Scott Abraham
  6. Ashlie Rodriguez
  7. Veronica Johnson
  8. Britt Waters
  9. Steve Rudin
  10. Lindsey Mastis
  11. Carl Willis
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Dave Lucas photo

Dave Lucas Age

Lucas was born in Charleston South Carolina. However, he likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in his 70s.

Dave Lucas Height

Lucas stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Dave Lucas Family

Lucas has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Lucas has any siblings.

Dave Lucas Wife

Lucas is happily married to Lisa and is also a father to two children. The couple resides in Northern Virginia with their two children.

Dave Lucas Salary

Lucas earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Dave Lucas Net Worth

Lucas has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.


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