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 Philadelphia mother of three has been missing since 2012, now her family is hoping a reward will help find her whereabouts.
More than two years after her father's death, a daughter is once again turning to you for help.
Nearly three years ago, a man was found beaten to death in a South Philadelphia home and more than $20,000 is being offered to find his killer.
A grieving mother is asking for help in finding the person who gunned down her 17-year-old son outside of a store in North Philadelphia.
A man was struck and killed while he was working on his bike in Southwest Philadelphia and now more than a year later, police are still asking for help in finding the hit-and-run driver.