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.

Police: Children with black eyes, dead animals found at feces-littered Chester County property
"Inside the residence there was approximately four inches of sewage in the basement, bugs, maggots, flies, fleas and feces all over the residence," Kirby said.
5 shot, 2 fatally in violent night in the city
The gunfire in the 900 block of South Street erupted around 3 a.m. Sunday.
Abduction in King of Prussia leads to chase into Philadelphia
An investigation is underway into a reported abduction in Montgomery County.
Suspect in David Ortiz shooting may be in Reading, Pennsylvania
A suspect wanted in the shooting of former Red Sox David Ortiz star is also being sought in a shooting right here in Pennsylvania.
Police: Teens beat man, break his jaw in Old City
It was just after midnight this past Monday morning and eight teens were caught on tape waking past a hotel in Old City.