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
15-year-old girl becomes Philadelphia's 108th child struck by gunfire in 2019
A 15-year-old girl shot in the lower back became the 108th person under the age of 18 struck by gunfire in Philadelphia this year.
Report: Americans are giving less; Philadelphia charity feels the pain
If it seems a growing number of charities are trying to get your attention and donations, you may be right.
Storm brings light snow to Upper Bucks County, Lehigh Valley
The multiple inches of snow forecasted for upper Bucks County and the Lehigh Valley didn't materialize Monday as the winter storm proved difficult to predict.
Shoppers busy getting last minute items for Thanksgiving feasts
From butcher shops to bakeries, food stores were hopping as shoppers grabbed those last minute items for their Thanksgiving dinner.
Shoppers flock to stores ahead of Thanksgiving
Seeing a packed parking lot outside Wegmans in Mt. Laurel, NJ Tuesday was about as surprising as seeing turkeys in shopping carts.
Suspect in custody after opening fire on Tuckerton, New Jersey officer
The suspect who opened fire on an officer in Tuckerton, New Jersey on Thursday has been taken into custody, according to Ocean County authorities.
Victim of Philadelphia hit-and-run crash remembered as 'class act'
Dozens of friends, relatives and coworkers of Michael Canals, 26, gathered outside The Met Philadelphia Friday afternoon to remember the man described as a "class act."
Chester County man accused of stealing nearly $1 million from condo associations
Authorities in Chester County, Pennsylvania say a man allegedly stole nearly a million dollars from two condo associations over a nearly two-year period.
Students eat marijuana-laced treats at West Oak Lane Charter School: Philadelphia Police
Philadelphia police were notified after, investigators say, 15 students ate marijuana-laced treats at West Oak Lane Charter School.
Pennsylvania State Police reject racial-profiling claim
After an internal investigation, the Pennsylvania State Police have dismissed the complaint filed by Rodney Gillespie, 52, claiming racial-profiling by troopers who pulled him over on July 8 in Chadds Ford.