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Quick Timeline Of Ducis Rodgers
Ducis Rodgers is an American sportscaster currently working for WPVI-TV. Since 2012, he has been the sports anchor for the 6abc Action News sports team. Previously, he worked as a sports director at WCBS-TV from 2003-2009. Also, Ducis hosted ESPN's Sportscenter and Outside The Lines.
Ducis was born in 1974 in Chicago, the United States. He graduated on the Dean's list with a degree in broadcast journalism from Columbia College Chicago. As a sports anchor, Rodgers has covered Super Bowls as well as World Series.
Married Life with Diana Perez
The 46-year-old Rodgers is a married man, and he exchanged his wedding vows with Diana Perez on July 28, 2007. Their marriage ceremony took place at Tappan Hill in Tarrytown, New York. Around 150 guests attended their big day. Before marrying each other, the pair dated for two years.
Ducis and his wife, Diana, share two sons. The couple welcomed their first son, Devin Beau Rodgers, on September 24, 2012. Likewise, their second son, Dylan Mac Rodgers, was born on January 7, 2014. As of now, Rodgers and Perez has been married for over 13 years.
Like Rodgers, Diana used to work as a television reporter. She worked as ABC's co-host for World News Now and America This Morning from 2012-2014. Perez officially retired from anchoring to look after her children.
The former ESPN sports anchor, Ducis Rodgers, has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2020. Throughout his nearly two-decades-long professional careers, Rodgers has amassed a decent fortune. Meanwhile, his wife, Diana, has a net worth of $200,000.
The average salary for sports anchors ranges somewhere between $42,353-$126,326. Further, the income depends upon the anchor's experience and qualifications. Ducis and his wife live a decent lifestyle. They reside in a beautiful house in Chicago.
Rodgers began his career as an anchor/reporter at WDEF-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and as a sports anchor at WSVN-TV in Miami. In 2003, he became Miami New Times Best Sportscaster.
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From 2003-2009, Rodgers served as the sports director, lead sports anchor/reporter for WCBS-TV. Then he joined ESPN as a host of Sportscenter and Outside the Lines. He began working for the 6abc Action News sports team in August 2012.
Ducis was also a play-by-play announcer for the NCAA Baseball Regionals. Additionally, he has covered Super Bowls, World Series and has traveled with the New York Yankees for the team's week-long trip to Tokyo to start the 2004 season.
Can Ducis Do It?
The weekly installment of Can Ducis Do It? on 6abc is a popular segment. Rodgers is seen trying to accomplish the challenges sent to him. The segment helps people show off their sports skills and unique talents.
Recently in September 2020, the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders challenged Ducis to run 5k (3.1 miles) for the virtual Eagles Autism Challenge. Similarly, Rodgers has done several challenges, including a 95-foot ladder truck climb, soccer juggling, water skiing, etc.