Newy Scruggs is a multiple Emmy Award winning sportscaster.
Scruggs has been in broadcasting since 1992. Along the way the stops have included gigs in Florence/Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Austin, Texas; Cleveland, Los Angeles and since April 2000 in Dallas-Fort Worth.
From anchoring TV sportscasts, to hosting radio talk shows, to color commentating on college football and basketball games, and writing for print media, Scruggs has put his hands on it and found success.
Newy is the Sports Director at KXAS-TV (NBC) in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas. You can catch him weeknights at 6 and 10. Sundays, during the NFL season, Scruggs hosts the Emmy Award winning Out of Bounds with Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor member Drew Pearson.
NBC Sports Radio added Scruggs to its weekday roster in April 2013 with a nationally syndicated show, Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs. The show airs from 12-3 EST/11-2 CST on NBC Sports Radio and nbcsportsradio.com.
Scruggs is known as the Newdawg. The gloss of the name came from his Omega Psi Phi Fraternity brothers at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He was the named the 1992 Omega Psi Phi National Leadership Award winner. Thankful for the many opportunities and awards he received, Scruggs created the Dr. Sylvester Wooten Scholarship for fellow Chi Mu chapter members in 2007.
He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and served on the board of trustees.
The Newy Scruggs Sports Broadcasting Scholarship was established in 2003 for students who desire careers in the sports media at
UNC-Pembroke. Wanting to give back to the DFW community, the Newy Scruggs Endowment for Student Enrichment Opportunities was launched at UT-Arlington in 2012.
Born in Wiesbaden, Germany, the Newdawg is an army kid.
He lives in the Dallas area with his wife and children.