Jeff Chirico
Jeff Chirico joined the 6abc Action News team as a general assignment reporter in June 2015.

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Prior to returning home to Philadelphia, Jeff spent five years in Atlanta as an investigative reporter for CBS46 (WGCL-TV). He also worked as a consumer investigative reporter for WBRE in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, and as a senior correspondent and documentary producer for PBS39 (WLVT) in Bethlehem.

Throughout his career, Jeff has won five regional Emmy awards for his work, including one for a hidden camera investigation that exposed a company selling used mattresses as new. As a result, state and federal regulatory agencies took action against the company and new legislation was proposed to protect consumers. He was also honored for his year-long investigation into a modular home dealer in northeastern Pennsylvania which led to the owner's arrest.

While working in the Lehigh Valley, Jeff produced local history documentaries on various topics, including the now defunct Hess Brothers Department Store, Bethlehem Steel and New Hope, Pennsylvania.

A native of Bucks County, Jeff grew up watching Action News and recalls running through his neighborhood in Levittown to catch a glimpse of the news van. A graduate of Bishop Egan High School and the University of Scranton, Jeff started his broadcasting career at 6abc Action News as a summer intern. Returning as a reporter fulfills a dream he's had since grade school.

When he's not working, Jeff enjoys hiking with his family, taking boot camp classes and traveling.

Having adopted his son from foster care, Jeff is also an advocate for older child adoption.

Jeff's Stories
Bar altercation leads to gun battle outside Chickie's & Pete's in Philadelphia
SUSPECT WANTED: Philly police say one man was injured after an altercation inside Chickie's & Pete's led to a gun battle outside of the restaurant on Thursday night.
Loads of travelers return home after final day of July 4th weekend
The final day of the July 4th weekend was marked by bumper-to-bumper traffic on Interstate-95 in Delaware Monday evening as hoards of travelers rushed home.
At least 10 people shot, 1 stabbed as violence continues in Philadelphia
Police say 10 people were shot Friday, including two victims who did not survive in separate incidents.
Fire at FDR Park forces road closures on I-95
I-95 has reopened in both directions following a fire at FDR Park that had all lanes shutdown early Sunday morning in South Philadelphia.
PennDOT activates variable speed limit signs along Schuylkill Expressway to help balance traffic
PennDOT activated dozens of variable speed limit signs along 14 miles of the Schuylkill Expressway Thursday to balance traffic and reduce congestion.
United Ten: Group of high schools ban together for a spring makeup football season
Directors from ten high schools banded together to for a spring football season in a new league they call United Ten.
Praise and worry over massive $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package
The passage of President Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic package brought excitement to some residents in Philadelphia on Wednesday. Others worry the relief will lead to inflation and massive debt.
Montgomery County, Pa. officials warning about icy roads after winter storm
As parts of heavy-hit Montgomery County dig out from the snow, officials warned that roads could get icy as temperatures dropped Thursday night and into Friday morning.
Philadelphia restaurants can reopen dining rooms Saturday at 25% capacity
Indoor dining will resume at Philadelphia restaurants after the city lifted a nearly two month ban due to the spread of the coronavirus.
Director of Philly charity Chosen 300 detained in South America over COVID-19
The executive director of Chosen 300 Ministries in Philadelphia is detained in Guyana, South America, after testing positive for COVID-19.