Rick also reports for Action News' weekly "Crimefighters" series. Before that, Rick co-anchored Action News Mornings, helping to create a dominant early morning program alongside Monica Malpass and Cecily Tynan.
Rick arrived in Philadelphia in 1988 from WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. Before that, he worked in Huntington, West Virginia and Washington D.C., where he also worked in radio and attended college at Howard University.
Although Rick was born in New York, he considers himself a true Philadelphian and has spent much of his time off helping to uplift the community and inspire young people in their academic endeavors. He currently sits on the board of Philadelphia Futures, a non-profit organization that mentors college-bound Philadelphia students. He is also a board member of the Moorestown Theater Company, and has taken the stage in a few musical productions with his family and friends.
While Rick has covered a variety of big events and has interviewed various presidents, politicians and celebrities, one of his favorite assignments is hosting the 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parade along with Cecily Tynan every year since 2009.
A $5,000 reward is being offered to find the trio of suspects who got away with a Harley-Davidson trailer from a storage facility in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section.
A property manager is asking for the public's help in catching a burglar who has returned to a particular apartment building at least three times.
A shooting in Philadelphia's Oxford Circle neighborhood left a young man paralyzed and now a reward is being offered to find the gunman.
Nearly 15 months after a Mother's Day shooting claimed the life of a Camden man, a family in mourning is still hoping for justice.
In the two years since her son's death, Diane Fox says she has been trying to do positive things to keep her son's memory alive.