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Where Is Randy Patrick Going After Leaving WKRG? Career Earning And Net Worth

As soon as WKRG acknowledged Randy Patrick for 43 years of broadcasting excellence, several speculates around his departure can be observed in the media. Where Is Randy Patrick Going After Leaving WKRG? Check out more about his service via this article.

On January 13, 2023, Randy’s excellent 43 years of broadcasting service were appreciated by WKRG News for his services.

WKRG-TV, virtual channel 5, is a CBS-affiliated television station that is a duopoly (broadcasting) with Gulf Shores, Alabama-licensed WFNA Tv-channel 55.

The broadcasting channel added Randy is ‘closing this chapter’ after over four decades covering various championships.

In his active career, the Journalist covered National Championships, the Senior Bowl, Southern League Baseball, and NCAA March Madness.

Randy, a 2018 Mobile Sports Hall of Fame nominee, began his career in Fairhope with WABF radio.

Where Is Randy Patrick Going After Leaving WKRG?

 Although WKRG announced Randy’s closing chapter after four decades of service, he had not released anything about his migration to the other channels.

Randy, Sports Director at WKRG-TV since 1991, began his career via WAFB radio and transitioned to television in 1988, a year later. 

Where Is Randy Patrick Going After Leaving WKRG?
News 5’s Randy Patrick inducted into the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame(Source:WKRG)

Following his transition to television, he held the Sports Director chair for over 30 years and has never lost a Mobile Press-Register or Lagniappe poll for a favorite sportscaster.

 During his tenure, the sports anchor has garnered dozens of awards for broadcasting excellence, including the John Harris Lifetime Achievement Award by the Mobile Press Club in 2005.

Moreover, in 2012, he was awarded the John Finley Award and numerous AP and UPI awards.

The former WKRG anchor has been named Mobile’s favorite Sportscaster for 14 straight years in the annual Mobile Press-Register’s Reader’s Choice Awards. 

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Explore Randy Patrick’s Career

Randy, an award-winning anchor in television and radio, earned distinction as Mobile’s favorite source for sports as its most decorated television sports anchor.

As per WKRG’s official website, Lagniappe Mobile claimed Randy Mobile’s top Sportscaster for 16 straight years and Sportscaster of the decade in 2010.

Mobile Sports Hall of Famer Randy has also been a valuable community Leader, having served as a board member and volunteer for numerous charitable agencies along the Gulf Coast.

Where Is Randy Patrick Going After Leaving WKRG?
The broadcasting channel added Randy is ‘closing this chapter’ after over four decades covering various championships.(Source:Facebook)

The Heisman Trophy voter since 2013, provided coverage to area sports fans in four straight BCS National Championship games, numerous bowl games, NCAA Basketball Tournament contests, 21 seasons of Southern League Baseball, and Mobile’s premier sporting events from the Azalea Trail Run to the Senior Bowl.

How Much Is Randy Patrick’s Net Worth In[ current-year]?

As of 2024, Randy Patrick’s networth can be estimated at around $ 1 million to $ 3 million.

Glassdoor claims the earnings of WKRG reporters earn $ 777,053; news directors are paid up to $ 110,192; however, Randy’s Salary is unveiled in the media.

According to Salary, the average Broadcaster’s Salary is $52,619, but the salary range typically falls between $40,293 and $80,354. 

As per sources, WKRG’s networth is around $52.6k-$316 K.

The sports broadcaster was an avid outdoorsman and golfer who had made a double-eagle and three hole-in-ones.

In addition to his sports coverage, Randy Patrick has also provided viewers with an award-winning range of special events and storms during times of crisis along the Gulf Coast.

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