Dan Needles (WISN-TV) Wiki-Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth

Dan Needles
Dan Needles

Dan Needles Biography and Wiki

Dan Needles is an American award-winning journalist currently working as a sports director and anchor at WISN-TV, Channel 12, an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dan anchors the weekday 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts and hosts the “Big 12 Sports Saturday with 540 ESPN” at 6:30 p.m.

Dan Needles Age and Birthday

Dan was born on March 27, 1963, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States. He is 58 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Aries. The journalist turns 59 years old on March 27, 2022.

Dan Needles Height

The sports commentator is of average stature, He stands at an estimated 5 feet 9 inches (Approx 1.75m).

Dan Needles Education

Dan attended and graduated from Catholic Memorial High School in Waukesha. She later enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh,  a public university in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in radio/TV/Film.

Dan Needles Family, Parents, Siblings

Attempts to establish her parents’ identities were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear if he has any siblings. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon when disclosed.

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Dan Needles Wife and Wedding, Is He Married?

Moving on to his marital affairs, the famed news personality is in a romantic relationship with his longtime girlfriend Kathy. The duo became engaged on November 28, 2020. The announcement was aired on WISN-TV.

Dan Needles Salary

According to ABC estimates, Needles receives an average annual salary ranging from $27,300 to $77,500 as of 2021. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.

Dan Needles Net Worth

Dan Needles has an estimated net worth ranging from $300,000 to $700,000 as of 2021. This amount is from his extensive career as a journalist among other investments.

Dan Needles WISN-TV News

WISN-TV, channel 12, is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Dan serves as a sports director and anchor at WISN-TV. He previously worked as a  weekend sports anchor/reporter at WAOW-TV in Wausau, and as sports director at WNBK-FM in New London.


  1. Wisconsin Broadcast Association award for the “Best Sportscast”
  2. Milwaukee Press Club award for the “Best Outside Sports Newscast”
  3. Milwaukee Press Club honor for “Best Planned Coverage” of “Forever 19

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