Dan Needles WISN, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Married, Sportscaster, Salary and Net Worth

Dan Needles

Dan Needles Biography

Dan Needles is an American journalist working for WISN as a sports director, anchor, and reporter. He anchors the 6 and 10 pm weekday newscasts and hosts “Big 12 Sports Saturday with 540 ESPN” at 6:30 p.m. He has been working at WISN since 1990. Prior to joining WISN 12, Dan worked as a weekend sports anchor and reporter at WAOW-TV in Wausau, sports director at WNBK-FM in New London, and as the sports and news director at WCFW-FM in Chippewa Falls.

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Dan Needles Age and Birthday

Needles is about 58 years old, born in 1963 in Waukesha County, Wisconsin in the United States. His exact age, date of birth, and birthday are not available to the public.

Dan Needles Height Weight

Needles stand at an average height and weight. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not available. This section will be updated when the information is available.

Dan Needles Family, Parents and Siblings

Needles was born and raised in Waukesha County, Wisconsin in the United States by his loving and dedicated parents. However, he has not shared any information regarding his childhood, parents, or siblings. This section however is under review and will be updated soon.

Dan Needles Wife, Married

Needles is married to her longtime girlfriend Kathy. Details about how the two met are not known. She said yes to his proposal for marriage in November 2020.

Nevertheless, Dan shares no information about the number of children he has or any information on his children. An update of this information will be out when available.

Dan Needles Wedding

Needles and his wife got married in July 2021 in a colorful wedding attended by close family and friends.

Dan Needles Sportscaster

Needles works for WISN as a sportscaster and sports director. Dan has covered every important sports event at the local and national levels. He has covered the 2011 Rose Bowl, the Wisconsin Badgers’ victory in the 1999 Rose Bowl, and the Green Bay Packer’s win in Super Bowl XLV and their defeat against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXXII.

Dan also covered Wisconsin’s back-to-back features in the Final Four and Marquette University’s journey to the Final Four during the 2003 NCAA Basketball Tournament. In his career, he has interviewed local and international superstars such as Brett Favre, and Robin Yount, among others.

Dan began his journalism career at WCFW-FM in Chippewa Falls where he was the sports and news director. He joined WNBK-FM in New London as a sports director. He later worked for WAOW-TV in Wausau as a weekend sports anchor and reporter.

Dan Needles Education

Needles went to Catholic Memorial High School in Waukesha. He then graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a B.S. in Radio, Television, and Film.

Dan Needles WISN

Needles joined WISN in1990 as a sports director. He now anchors the 6 and 10 pm weekday newscasts and hosts “Big 12 Sports Saturday with 540 ESPN” at 6:30 p.m. Needles won the Wisconsin Broadcast Association award for the “Best Sportscast”,  a Milwaukee Press Club honor for “Best Planned Coverage” of “Forever 19,” and a Milwaukee Press Club award for the “Best Outside Sports Newscast” for coverage of the final game at County Stadium called “Thanks for the Memories,”

Is Dan still on Radio?

Dan is continuously a Wisconsin “player” on and off the air He is on weekend sports anchor at WAOW-Tv in Wausau and a director at WNBK-FM in New London not forgetting he is a sports and news director at WCFW-FM in Chippewa Falls.

Dan Needles Retirement

After more than 30 years of covering all sports spanning Wisconsin and beyond, long-time WISN 12 sports director Dan will be retiring.

Effective March 4, 2022, Needles will end his television career – acknowledged as an award-winning sports anchor and reporter who has been broadcasting the most significant sports stories in Wisconsin history.

Dan Needles Salary

Needles earns an annual salary of $80 k as a sports director for WISN.

Dan Needles Net Worth

Needles has an estimated net worth of $200 k as a sports director for WISN.

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