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
Philadelphia police search for purse-snatching trio that targeted woman on South Broad Street
A woman walking along South Broad Street was targeted for her purse, Philadelphia police say.
Woman viciously attacked by trio of purse snatchers in South Philadelphia
After nearly four weeks of trying to solve the case of a violent attack, police are turning to the public for help.
Philadelphia's new police commissioner starts amid surge in homicides, internal strife
Danielle Outlaw started her first day as Philadelphia's new police commissioner early Monday morning, arriving at headquarters around 5:45 a.m.
Coronavirus: Philadelphia travelers cautious, face masks in demand
We checked area drug stores and found a shortage of masks, as well. Some shelves were empty while just one box of masks remained at another store.
Bensalem parents arrested after 9-month-old overdoses on fentanyl
The parents of a 9-month-old were arrested after the child overdosed on fentanyl, Bensalem police said.
Body of missing teen found in bin amid human trafficking investigation: Sources
Sources tell Action News authorities have positively identified the body of a woman found in a plastic bin Thursday night as police investigated a possible case of human trafficking in a South Philadelphia home.
Body of missing teen found in bin in South Philadelphia amid human trafficking investigation: Sources
Sources tell Action News authorities have positively identified the body of a woman found in a plastic bin Thursday night as police investigated a possible case of human trafficking in a South Philadelphia home.
Dismembered woman's body found in basement after tip about possible human trafficking
Authorities were looking for a missing young woman after getting a tip, and that's when they discovered a body in a plastic bin.
First cameras going up in effort to curb speeding Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia
Roosevelt Boulevard has a reputation as one of the most dangerous streets in the city.
Will growing tensions with Iran impact gas prices across Delaware Valley?
As tensions grow between the United States and Iran, drivers across the Delaware Valley are left wondering, 'Will my gas prices go up?'