Bob Brooks
Bob Brooks joined the 6abc Action News team in July, 2016. Before arriving in Philadelphia, he worked at WTVJ in Miami, Florida.

Bob is originally from the Pittsburgh area and is thrilled to be back in Pennsylvania. Prior to his time in the Sunshine State, Bob worked as an anchor and reporter at WETM-TV in Elmira, N.Y.

A proud Nittany Lion, Bob graduated from Penn State's College of Communications with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. There, he received national recognition in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program for his report on the potential impact Marcellus Shale gas drilling could have on central Pennsylvania's world class trout fishing. He is also a proud alum of Penn State's award winning student run newscast "Centre County Report." While in college, Bob had the opportunity to intern in New York City with the show 48 Hours Mystery.

Bob is a devoted member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. In his spare time, you can find him skiing, golfing, and being active outdoors.



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PepsiCo says it will stop selling six-packs and 2-liter bottles in Philadelphia, and they're blaming this drastic change on the city's new beverage tax.
An off-duty police officer was caught in the crossfire when gunfire broke out as he was driving down a street in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Villanova students left the Conley Center Saturday afternoon quiet, stunned, many in tears.
It wouldn't be the Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade without the bag pipes, beautiful Irish dancers, all kinds of bands and, of course, the loyal cheering fans in the crowd.
Firefighters responded to the scene of a three-alarm fire at a carpet business in West Philadelphia.