Rich is a general assignment reporter for ABC7/WJLA-TV and NewsChannel 8.
He joined the station in February 2003, and has worked several roles as a reporter, special projects producer, and news writer.
Rich's in-depth reports include a FOIA-driven investigation into the EPA Superfund site at Fort Detrick, a revealing look at a 'Baghdad Boot Camp' for contractors going to Iraq, and an investigation into the heroin epidemic in the DC area.
Previously, Rich was an investigative reporter at WTHR-TV in Indianapolis. In that role, he covered the 9/11 attacks in New York City, and Indiana's first responders' efforts to help. Rich has also worked at stations in New Haven, Connecticut, Buffalo, New York, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Savannah, Georgia.
His award-winning reports at WTHR uncovered how open warrants allowed criminals to 'live among us', revealed how doctors' alleged improprieties with patients are often kept secret, and detailed how Oxycontin devastated a small Indiana town.
Rich has won numerous Emmy, AP, National Headliner, and SPJ awards for his work. He was also part of WJLA's National Murrow award-winning team covering the tragic shooting at the Navy Yard in 2013.
Rich is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, where he majored in Mass Communications.
A native of the New York City area, he is excited to be working in the Nation's Capital.
In his spare time, Rich enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, weight training, hiking, and reading.