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

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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.



Bob's Stories
Family remembers Bordentown, NJ native killed in Ukraine
The New Jersey native was providing medical care to those injured, both military and civilian, on the front lines of the war.
Tips to keep pipes from freezing during blast of cold weather in the Philly region
An arctic blast has sent temperatures plunging well below freezing across the Delaware Valley.
Philadelphia T-shirt company rushes to get Super Bowl ready
Some of RushOrderTees designs include an "It's a Philly Thing" shirt and a "Grease the Poles" design.
Philadelphia Eagles chaplains provide spiritual boost for the Birds
Over the years, Pastors Ted and Dawn Winsley have helped mold young Eagles players into men on and off the field.
Family of 8-month-old battling heart issues inspired by Eagles Super Bowl run
While the Eagles prepare for Super Bowl 57, one of their toughest and youngest fans is proving to be a true warrior.
Eagles LB TJ Edwards meets fans at Chickie's & Pete's in Marlton
The Eagles NFC Championship celebration continued Monday night at Chickie's & Pete's in Marlton, New Jersey.
Fans head to Philadelphia for NFC Championship Game
The city is unified in bringing the energy the Birds need to win on Sunday.
Police seek man who boarded school bus, inappropriately touched student
Police with the Coatesville School District say a man boarded a school bus on Thursday morning and inappropriately touched a student.
Eagles vs. 49ers: Philadelphia preparing to host NFC Championship game
"We're going to go for it. We're opening the doors at 11:30 a.m. I got a local musician coming in to do a set here leading right up to game time," said Jay Murphy, the manager of Maggie's Waterfront Cafe.
PennDOT preparing for wintery mix in parts of the Lehigh Valley
PennDOT officials are brining roads north of Philadelphia should ice begin to form.