Newy Scruggs Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Daughters, NBC5

Newy Scruggs

Newy Scruggs Biography

Newy Scruggs is a multiple Emmy Award-winning sportscaster and Sports Director at NBC5. He has been in broadcasting since 1992. He joined NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth in April 2000.

Newy Scruggs Age

Scruggs was born in Wiesbaden, Germany. However, his exact age is unknown.

Newy Scruggs Height

He is 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Newy Scruggs Nationality

He is German by nationality.

Newy Scruggs Education

Scruggs is known as NewDawg.The gloss of the name came from his Omega Psi Phi Fraternity brothers at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He was named the 1992 National Leadership Award winner Omega. Thankful for the many opportunities and awards he received, Scruggs created the Dr. Sylvester Wooten Scholarship for fellow Chi Mu chapter members in 2007.

He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 1994 with a Bachelor’s degree in  Communication and Media Studies and serves on the board of trustees. The Newy Scruggs Sports Broadcasting Scholarship was established in 2003 for students who desire careers in the sports media.

Later on, he earned an MBA in Business Administration and Management from Texas Christian University – M.J. Neeley School of Business.

Newy Scruggs Parents

Born in Wiesbaden, Germany, the Newdawg is an army kid.

Newy Scruggs Wife

Newy is married to his wife Lainie and together they are blessed with three daughters Savannah, Sophie, and Sienna. He lives in DFW with his wife and children. They also have a rescue dog called Rosie.


His wife and their daughters adore Rosie, or Ro-Ro, as he calls her.

“And she’s very sweet and she gives us happiness,” Sophie, their youngest daughter, said.

“She was just a really good dog,” Savannah, the oldest daughter, said.

Newy Scruggs NBC5

Scruggs is a multiple Emmy Award-winning sportscaster. He is also a Sports Director at NBC5. He has been in broadcasting since 1992. Along the way the stops have included gigs in Florence/Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Austin, Texas; Cleveland, Los Angeles and since April 2000 in Dallas-Fort Worth.

From anchoring TV sportscasts to hosting radio talk shows, to color commentating on college football and basketball games, and writing for print media, Scruggs has put his hands on it and found success.

You can catch Scruggs weeknights at 6 and 10. Sundays he hosts the Emmy Award-winning Out of Bounds at 10:30. During the NFL season, Dallas Cowboys legend Drew Pearson breaks down all the angles of America’s Team.

Newy Scruggs Salary

His annual salary ranges from $20,000 to $100,000.

Newy Scruggs Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.

Newy Scruggs Instagram

He does not have an Instagram account.

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