Who is Dominique Sachse? Age and career explored as she leaves KPRC 2

Amber Peake September 30, 2021
Who is Dominique Sachse? Age and career explored as she leaves KPRC 2
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After almost three decades as part of KPRC 2, anchor Dominique Sachse announced today she’s leaving the station at the end of October. Fans are curious to know Dominique Sachse’s age as she gets ready to retire from television.

Who is Dominique Sachse?

Dominique Sachse is a journalist known to many as a member of the KPRC 2 news team. The beloved KPRC 2 anchor joined the Houston station in 1993 as a traffic reporter and ensured more on-screen time following a successful stint as a fill-in anchor.

Sachse started her career in broadcasting when she joined Metro Traffic Control after graduating from the University of Houston. As part of the network she reported for a number of stations, including KLOL and KHMX, which later hired her as a DJ.

Away from her role on-screen, Sachse has become known as a lifestyle YouTuber and posts weekly videos on everything from make-up to fashion on her channel, which has more than 1.5 million subscribers.

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Why is she leaving KPRC 2?

It was announced today (Thursday, 30 September) that Dominique Sachse is leaving her role at KPRC 2 after 28 years at the station.

It seems Sachse is leaving her role at KPRC 2 to take on “new endeavours“. According to Click Houston, the anchor will continue building her YouTube channel while writing a book, which is set to be released in April 2022.

Talking about her departure from TV, Sachse explained: “I have spent most of my adult life at KPRC, and the staff here are like family to me.”

She added: “It takes a team effort to produce a quality news product, and I’m so proud of this team’s character, integrity, and accomplishments. But it’s mainly service to community, which is how I’ve always seen my role and will continue to do so in my new endeavours.”

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How old is Dominique Sachse?

As she retires from her role on TV fans have wondered about Dominique Sachse’s age. The long-time KPRC 2 anchor was born on 11 June 1967, meaning she is currently 54 years old.

She revealed her birth year in a ‘20 things you don’t know about me’ interview for the Houston Chronicle in 2019. While discussing where she was born, she explained: “Although most people think I’m a native Houstonian, I was actually born in Miami, Florida, in 1967.”

KPRC 2 celebrated the anchor’s 54th birthday in a post on Twitter, which read: “Happy Birthday @KPRC2Dominique! You are Houston through and through. Houston, let’s give some love to Dominique, y’all!!”

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.