ABC News correspondent Doug Limerick
ABC News Radio correspondent Doug Limerick

Doug Limerick
ABC News radio correspondent

Doug Limerick has been an ABC News correspondent since 1982.

His radio career began in 1961, at WOHS Radio in his hometown of Shelby, N.C. Limerick attended Wake Forest University, majoring in Speech and also working at the campus radio station. Following  college, Doug joined the Air Force, hoping to land a job in radio or television, but ended up as a Russian linguist in England and Pakistan.

After the Air Force, Doug joined a small station in Monroe, N.C. before moving onto radio jobs in Raleigh, Birmingham, Charlotte and Boston.

In 1979, Limerick joined Washington, DC’s WRQX Radio. During this time, he also handled the weather at Washington’s Channel 7.

Limerick has won many awards, including two Edward R. Murrow awards.

Limerick is married with three daughters and is also a grandfather. He currently resides in Fairfax Station, Virginia.

He enjoys golf, football, good food and a fine glass of wine.