Dan Hicken Bio, Age, Wife, Married, Net Worth, Awards, Education, Career

By | April 22, 2024

Dan Hicken Biography

Dan has served as a TV sports news anchor for two broadcasting companies in Jacksonville, Florida from 1986. His first job in TV was an internship with 12 News on WTLV in Jacksonville just after completing from college.

Dan Hicken Age

His real name is Daniel Patrick Hicken, he was born on 12th May 1963, Buffalo, New York, USA. He is 60 years old as of May 2023.

Dan Hicken Education

Hicken completed from the University of Florida as far as his education is concerned.

Dan Hicken Wife- Married

On March 16th 2003, Hicken tied the knot with Reagan Dowling, a special education teacher coming from Jacksonville. He has been blessed with four children: Danielle and Drew with his former wife, Donna Deegan, and Brooks Dowling from his second marriage.

Dan Hicken Career

His first job in television was an internship with 12 News on WTLV in Jacksonville just after completing college. He grew steadily at the station, becoming a sports producer in the year 1986, a weekend sports anchor two years later, and sports director in the year 1991, after six years at WTLV. Hicken single handedlly airs big local happenings among them the Players Championship, Jacksonville Jaguars games, and the Daytona 500. He also takes part in national events having a Florida connection, like championship games for the Gators and Seminoles. On radio, he as well hosts “The Drill” on WJXL. Hicken’s contract with First Coast News removed on May 31st 2013 and they refused to agree on the parameters of a new deal.

Nevertheless, his previous employment was inclusive of a non-compete agreement that baaed him from going on-air for a period of six months, so he did writing and built on sports stories until Thanksgiving. His community affiliations are; the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation, that gives financial assistance to families of children with leukemia, as well the MaliVai Washington Kids Foundation, that advocates for academic excellence and positive life skills for adolescents through the sport of tennis. Dan as well takes part in or hosts numerous benefit golf tournaments and charity happenings each year.

Dan Hicken Awards

Hicken’s sports skills and good character got him a spot as a voting sports writer for the Heisman Trophy. He received a regional Emmy for his series on Jacksonville’s pursuit for an NFL group and a state award for the excellent sportscast in the year 1992. At the 2006 Sunshine State Awards, he got first place in the 2008 Best Sportscast category for WTLV/WJXX “Sports Final” and position three for Sports Feature/Commentary – TV: Desire Street. Folio Weekly called him the best sportscaster in Jacksonville.

Hicken Net Worth

Dan has a net worth estimation of 800 thousand dollars.

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