Former St. Louis News anchor, Dick Ford, dies at 88

Former St. Louis News anchor, Dick Ford, dies at 88

From 1969 to 1992, Dick Ford worked as a news anchor for KSDK.

Dick Ford, a former St. Louis anchor, passes away.

Dick Ford, a longtime news anchor in St. Louis, passed away at the age of 88. In 1951, Ford’s hometown of Pittsburgh saw the beginning of his journalism career. In 1965, he was employed by KMOX-TV, and in 1969, he began working for KSD-TV.

He worked with John Auble on the wildly popular “Newsbeat” program, and in December he spoke with Kay Quinn of 5 On Your Side about it:

“I’m 88 years old now. I’ve been retired for 16 years and people still when I run into people, still want to talk about the Newsbeat program, the magazine program I did with the late John Auble. It went off the air in 1982, but people still talk to me about it and it rang a bell and the program was enormously successful.”

He later became the local news anchor for channels 5, 6, and 10 and enjoyed rating success with teams of Karen Foss, Deanne Lane, Mike Bush, and Bob Richards. The newscasts on KSDK-TV formerly received the greatest local ratings in the nation.

Dick Ford spent the remainder of his career as a news anchor at KTVI after leaving KSDK in 1992. Age-wise, he was 88.

Dick Ford Age, Family, and Early Life 

Dick Ford was 88 years old when he passed away. He was from St. Louis and was of American nationality. The exact date of birth and Zodiac details of Dick is under review.

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The names and details of his family and their background are not disclosed.

Dick Ford Career, What was his  Profession?

In 1951, Ford’s hometown of Pittsburgh saw the beginning of his journalism career. In 1965, he was employed by KMOX-TV, and in 1969, he began working for KSD-TV.

He later became the local news anchor for channels 5, 6, and 10 and enjoyed rating success with teams of Karen Foss, Deanne Lane, Mike Bush, and Bob Richards. The newscasts on KSDK-TV formerly received the greatest local ratings in the nation.

Dick Ford spent the remainder of his career as a news anchor at KTVI after leaving KSDK in 1992.

Which school and college did he go to?

Due to a lack of accessibility to his personal information, the high school he attended or the university he graduated from are under review.

Dick Ford Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The earrings and net worth details of Dick Ford is unknown.

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Dick Ford Wife, What was his relationship?

The personal information of Dick Ford is under review. Thus, we have no data on if he was married or not.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

We did a quick search for the social media presence of him, on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter but weren’t able to find him on any of these platforms.

Physical Appearance of Dick Ford’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourGrayish
Body type Fit
Sexual OrientationStraight 

Interesting facts about Dick Ford’s which should be known

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
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