TaRhonda Thomas
TaRhonda Thomas comes to Action News from Denver, Colorado. She joined the team as a reporter in February 2019.


Before working in Denver, TaRhonda was an anchor and reporter in Richmond, Virginia. She also reported and anchored in Colorado Springs after beginning her television career in Morgan City, Louisiana.


TaRhonda is an alumna of Louisiana State University (Geaux Tigers!) and earned her Master's Degree in Media, Film and Journalism Studies from the University of Denver. TaRhonda is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.


The Louisiana native has earned national and regional recognition including awards from the Associated Press, Edward R. Murrow Awards, Heartland Emmys and the National Association of Black Journalists.


When she's not reporting the news, TaRhonda spends countless weekends cheering for her three children in their never-ending sports and activities. She enjoys spending time with her husband (a Philadelphia-area native), exercising, reading (historical non-fiction is a favorite), shopping and visiting her parents in Louisiana.

TaRhonda's Stories
Would-be robber fatally shot by customer at Northeast Philadelphia Wingstop, police say
Police said a robbery suspect was fatally shot when a customer fought back at a Northeast Philadelphia eatery Sunday night.
Turkey giveaway helps 1,500 families have Thanksgiving meals
Hundreds of people lined up on Monday morning as Virtua Health gave away 500 Thanksgiving turkeys along with fresh produce.
Montgomery County parents protest as schools go virtual to help curb spread of COVID-19
Starting Monday through December 6, all private and public schools in Montgomery County are ordered to go virtual in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Students, parents, alumni stunned at closure of two Catholic high schools schools
The news came as a shock to students at Hallahan Catholic School in Spring Garden Wednesday night, when they found out that their school would be closing.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia closing two high schools at end of year
It is the end of the road for two catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Hundreds of St. Mary nurses strike for second day in Bucks County
Nurses at St. Mary Medical Center went to the picket line instead of the hospital for a second day.
Cherry Hill School District students return to class as new COVID-19 restrictions begin in NJ
School buses and cars lined the circular drive leading up to Carusi Middle School in Cherry Hill, New Jersey Thursday morning.
President-elect Biden, VP-elect Harris call for unity in acceptance speeches
Delaware, now the epicenter of the political universe, went into celebration mode after news broke that one of their own was being elected president.
Man says he was assaulted by Philadelphia encampment resident hours before dismantling began
A local man says he was assaulted by residents of the encampment along Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Thursday.
Philadelphia woman now blind after stranger splashed acid in her face
"She saw his eyes. If she was able to see him again she would know his eyes."