Ahmad Hicks Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, FOX 9 (KMSP-TV), Salary and Net Worth

Ahmad Hicks Biography

Ahmad Hicks is an American journalist currently working as a sports reporter/ host for FOX 9’s KMSP-TV since October 2022. He was involved in sports in his early childhood and knew he wanted his career to keep him close to the action. His dream came true this past hockey season as he followed the St. Louis Blues en route to their first-ever Stanley Cup title.

Ahmad Hicks Age

Hicks was born on June 16, 1992, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Therefore as of 2022, he is 29 years old.

Ahmad Hicks Height

Hicks stands at a height of 1.73 m, and his weight is about 72 kg.

Ahmad Hicks Family

Hicks was born to his mother Jeannie Price, who is an investigative research analyst, and his father, Marty Hicks, is a salesman. Hicks spent all of his youth and childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, with his loving parents, and his three siblings, Cheterra Boyd, Darrieal Price, and Jahmal Hicks.

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Ahmad Hicks Wife

At his college and university school, Hicks met his girlfriend Symone Woolridge, who as well works in the TV industry as a morning news anchor. The two just recently had their first child together, Houston Hicks.

Ahmad Hicks Career

Hicks is a graduate of Kirkwood High School and Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (SIUC), and received a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in journalism with a minor in radio-television, psychology, and digital media. Moreover, he was a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and a member of the SIUC, Salukis football team. Hicks was as well a campus desk writer for the daily Egyptian Carbondale newspaper and a student worker for Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

His first broadcasting job was in WBBJ7 Eyewitness News in Jackson, Tennessee, as a sports director, anchor, and multimedia journalist. He produced, filmed, and edited content for 6:00, 6:30 & 10 p.m. weekday sportscasts. Hicks later returned home to St. Louis and joined the KSDK – 5 On Your Side Sports team in October 2018 and moved to Fox 9 in October 2022. Before Minnesota, Hicks spent four years in his hometown of St. Louis, working for 5 On Your Side, where he was Emmy-nominated for his reporting role during the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup run in 2019. He also created his station’s first-ever Diversity Equity & Inclusion taskforce, winning an Edward R. Murrow Award for their series, Race. Listen. Learn. Live.

Other Experiences

Before working for KSDK and WBBJ7 Eyewitness News, he was a pre-loader in Greater St. Louis Area and a driver helper in South County for UPS trucks. Ahmad was also a news intern at KTVI-FOX 2 in St. Louis where he performed daily tasks of helping the 9 a.m. morning crew get prepared for the show. From April 2012 to December 2015, Hicks was a Logistics Coordinator at Dent Express in Manchester, Missouri. Moreover, he was also a sports anchor/reporter at River Region Evening Edition, United States, and a sports intern at Wsil TV. In addition, Hicks was as well a salesman at Finish Line.

In his leisure time, Hicks probably enjoys walks around town with his German shepherd, Ace. He is also an avid St. Louis Cardinals fanatic and still loves the Rams. In 2017, he won the West Tennessee Sports Contributor of the Year Award, awarded by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. These are some of the other anchors that Hicks works with at Fox 9:

Ahmad Hicks Salary

Hicks’s salary is about $100,000 per year.

Ahmad Hicks’s Net Worth

Hicks’s estimated net worth is $2.1 million. His primary source is his job as

Social Media Accounts

Hicks is active on social media and he posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. He has over 2000 followers on Instagram, 2.2k on Facebook, and 4000 on Twitter.