Dirk Rowley Biography
Dirk Rowley is an American journalist who serves at WANE 15 as an evening anchor since August of 2018. The Longtime Fort Wayne broadcaster, says; “I’m excited to join Terra and the award-winning team at WANE 15. By any metric, on any platform, these people lead the way in local reporting and coverage.”
Dirk Rowley Career
Dirk has a long association with the station. You may recall him as a fill-in weatherman on several lunchtimes, weekend, and holiday newscasts in the early 1990s. “Let’s just say the weathermen have nothing to be concerned about. There’s no need to go over that chapter again.
Dirk hosted and produced a daily half-hour TV chat show with leaders from government, business, and non-profit organizations before joining WANE 15. Dirk interviewed almost 1% of the population of northeast Indiana over four years. “Few occupations give you the opportunity to meet with four different groups every day — nearly 1,000 per year – to learn about how they are making a difference. I was in ‘listening mode’ for four years.”
Dirk spent 30 years in radio before turning to television, much of it as the host of WAJI-“Majic FM’s in the Morning with Dirk and Jeannette.” The two co-hosted the Riley Radiothon, which raised over $1 million for sick children. Dirk was frequently the lone man reporting from the annual Vera Bradley Outlet sale daily. “The stories were more colorful than the bags,” says the narrator. Dirk also utilized his radio show to assist Kate’s Kart, a children’s charity, in its early stages of growth. He has worked or lived in each of the Summit City’s four quadrants.
Dirk began his broadcasting career while attending Eastbrook High School in Marion, Indiana. He worked his way through college at Taylor University, where he earned a B.A. in Broadcasting and published a weekly column for the school newspaper for two years. In 1989, he moved to Fort Wayne and worked at WQHK, WMEE, and WBTU. Before returning to Fort Wayne, he worked in Las Vegas and South Bend for a short time. He plays bad golf, reads frequently, and eats out like it’s his work.
Dirk Rowley Age
Rowley was born on February 5, 1966, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. He is 55 years of age as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on 5th February every year.
Dirk Rowley Height
Rowley stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Dirk Rowley Family
Rowley 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 Tim has any siblings.
Dirk Rowley Wife
Dirk is happily married to a Snider grad and together they have three children who are graduates of Carroll. His family has attended Pathway Community Church since it began.
Dirk Rowley Net Worth
Rowley has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Dirk Rowley Salary
Rowley earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Dirk Rowley WANE 15
Rowley works at WANE 15 where he works alongside other famous WANE 15 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Alyssa Ivanson
- Emily Dwire
- Pat Hoffmann
- Britt Salay
- Nicholas Ferreri
- Adam Solarczyk
- Nathan Gidley
- Glenn Marini
- Colton Howard
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Rowley.
|Who is Rowley?
|He is an American journalist
|55 years of age as of 2021
|5 feet 9 inches
|$40,000 – $ 110,500
|$1 Million – $5 Million