Dave Lucas Anchor

Dave Lucas

I anchor NewsChannel 8 throughout the day and also host Capital Golf Weekly.

I joined NewsChannel 8 at its inception in 1991, as one of its original anchors. Before that, I was a nationally syndicated reporter for Medstar television and host of Discovery Channel's daily Your Health! program.

I also have considerable experience reporting on politics. During my 13 years in Washington, I've covered seven national conventions, four presidential inaugurations and too many Congressional, state and local races to count.

I have a number of journalism honors to my credit, including back-to-back Cable Ace awards naming my show Healthline as the nation's best local public affairs program. I've also received a Washington Dateline award and two Distinction in Media Excellence Awards for my medical reporting.

I'm a native of Charleston, South Carolina and began my career there at WCIV-TV.

NOTE: If you are interested in booking Dave for a public appearance, please contact Director of Community Relations Abby Fenton at afenton@wjla.com. Please make sure your email includes the following: 1) Name of the organization, 2) Event Date, 3) Time of the event, 4) Number of people expected to attend, 5) County, 6) Event location, and 7) Role of the NewsChannel 8 personality at the event.

Contact Dave

Phone: (703) 236-9344
WJLA
1100 Wilson BLVD, Suite 601 Arlington, VA 22209