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 has been waiting for justice since the murder of her son back in the late 90s - now up to $21,000 is being offered to find his killer.
A father from Camden is still reeling from the death of his son in February and a reward is being offered to help find the killer.
Back in 2003, a suspicious fire claimed the lives of five people in Olney and now up to $100,000 is being offered to find the person responsible.
Sunday marks six years since a young man was tragically gunned down in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties section, after leaving a parade with friends.
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.