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 Dick Preston

Dick Preston


School: University of Missouri

Hometown: St. Louis

Year Joined KRCG 13: 1968

In his more than five decades at KRCG 13, Dick Preston has served as an announcer, continuity writer, news reporter, anchor and producer.

After graduating from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and working in Columbia radio, Dick came to KRCG 13 as an announcer and commercial writer. His experience included filling in on the sports and weather desk, and even directing.

After a brief stint with the U.S. Army Reserves, he returned as a reporter and the station's first weekend anchor. Since then, Dick has anchored the news in every available time period and has even anchored all five newscasts in a single day.

He has also produced weekly features, special news programming and produced and hosted a weekly news-in-review program.

Dick previously co-anchored KRCG 13 Live at Sunrise and now anchors KRCG News at Noon and provides morning trivia for KRCG News at Sunrise. His Beyond the Trivia blog can be found in the station's Spotlight section.

Dick has emceed many charity events over the years and has served in leadership positions in his church and at Jefferson City's Riverview Cemetery.

He's been married to his wife Nancy for 47 years. They have two grown children and three grandchildren.

Dick, his wife Nancy and daughter Anne are all Mizzou Journalism graduates. Dick's son Andrew is an attorney.