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
$34 million approved for asbestos removal in Philadelphia schools
The School District of Philadelphia is taking further steps to clear schools of asbestos
Mourners gather outside Lower Merion High School following death of Kobe Bryant
People were bringing flowers, basketballs and jerseys as a memorial began to grow outside the school.
Family members find dogs eating owner's body inside West Philadelphia home
Family members in West Philadelphia found dogs eating the body of their loved one on Wednesday night.
Bristol hockey club donates to Gift of Life in memory of teammates
A Bristol hockey club is honoring the memory of two teammates whose organs were donated after their deaths.
Upper Southampton soldier who lost legs in Afghanistan wins 'Most Courageous' award
An Upper Southampton soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan was honored by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association.
Rock salt, Girl Scout Cookies, Ellio's Pizza: Philly area prepares for snow
Preparing for snow; While some shopped for the winter weather essentials, others looked for a warm place to sleep as a Code Blue remained in effect.
Work zone speed cameras launched on Pennsylvania highways
Mobile speed camera systems were put into operation at seven work zone locations across Pennsylvania Monday.
Teen was shot while leaving party at Christiana Skating Center in Newark: Police
A 15-year-old is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after being shot while leaving a skating party in Newark, Delaware Monday night, police said.
'Looks like a bomb exploded': South Philadelphia explosion leaves two presumed dead
Authorities said two people are feared dead and at least one other person is unaccounted for after a rowhome collapsed following an explosion in South Philadelphia.
Police seeking serial burglar in Cheltenham Township
Cheltenham Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a burglar who has broken into at least three homes over the past week and a half.