David Busick has enjoyed great success in her professional career, but she wasn’t always this way. In 2015 she had to endure a financial crisis but managed to bounce back and get back on track.
After working as a full-time employee for several years, she is now freelance and enjoying family time. Additionally, she maintains healthy eating and exercise regimens.
Early Life and Education
David Busick was born on July 28, 1956 in Sedalia, Missouri to Lawrence and Shirley Poynter.
He is survived by his wife Cathy; two daughters, Gena Hogan (Brian) of Liberty, Missouri and April Heiman of Lone Jack, Missouri; one grandson Avery and Skylar Hogan; three sisters Connie Boyer, Nancy Wren and Vicki Cain; two step-sisters Caron Schrader and Charla Grandfield; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
In 2018, David Busick was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the murders of Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman. As part of his plea deal, he also agreed to help investigators uncover the girls’ remains.
David Busick has achieved recognition as a sports reporter, earning accolades such as being the top-end multi-media reporter for the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) on FOX. She also worked as pit reporter at Formula E Championship on FOX and hosts live events for Discovery, MotorTrend, NFL on Location, and many other media companies.
She believes in saying yes to every opportunity presented to her. This philosophy helps her remain persistent and always progress forward.
Achievement and Honors
David Busick earned a number of accomplishments and honors during his time at the University of Iowa. His efforts included creating their first digital video production studio, which enabled him to capture stunning aerial shots of campus and its environs in high definition.
His stellar career has seen him recognized five times by the Big Ten’s All-Academic Team and awarded with the university’s highest honor, Assistant Director of Integrated Communications. As primary SID for track and field and cross country, he creates press releases, game notes and media guides as well as serving as certified photo and video technician for our department’s year-round need for high quality media photos and videos of events.
David Busick had an immense love of life. He dedicated himself to community service and volunteered his time for numerous organizations.
He had an immense affection for his family and friends. He was generous with both his time and money.
His daughter Karissa Busick reports that their parents instilled respect, dependability and responsibility in their children. Raised in a Christian home with strong values like horsemanship, Ham Radio and outdoor adventures as part of life, Karissa Busick attributes this support to God as well as to her parents themselves.
They enjoyed a happy marriage and were active members in their church. Additionally, they loved traveling together as a family, enjoying quality time together as a unit.
Amanda Busick is an American sports reporter and TV host for Fox Sports who covers events for the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA). Additionally, she serves as pit reporter for Formula E Championship on FOX Sports.
She has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles, California.
Her career began as an intern at her hometown’s local news television station. Subsequently, she relocated to Chicago and worked at Campus Insiders – a digital sports college firm.
She then continued her education at North Carolina State University, majoring in business administration with an emphasis in entrepreneurship. Unfortunately, the Great Recession put a stop to her dream of becoming an entrepreneur.