Ric Young

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Ric is an anchor of the CBS19 News at 5.

Ric currently co-anchors the CBS19 News at 5. Previously, he was an Adjunct Professor of Broadcast Journalism at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond Virginia.

He was also a news anchor/host/producer at the Radio VR network in Washington, DC.

Ric anchored and reported for CBS 6 News and the CW News at 10 in Richmond, VA. He also co-anchored the 6 and 11PM newscasts at WRIC-TV, also in Richmond.

Ric created, produced and hosted “Talk Virginia with Ric Young” seen on Richmond PBS affiliate WCVE-TV.

The veteran journalist has won numerous awards for his on-air work, including an EMMY and Edward R. Murrow award.

Some of the highlights in Ric’s reporting career at CBS 6 include his coverage of 9/11 at the Pentagon, the first to break the news about the Sniper shooting in Ashland, and the surrender of a murder suspect to him.

In addition to his career in broadcasting, Ric has appeared as a reporter in several major motion pictures and TV shows filmed in Virginia including “Hannibal,” “Mickey,” “The American President“ and “Commander-in Chief.” He also appeared briefly as a news anchor in "Netflix's "Stranger Things", season 2 episode 1.

Ric is also in demand as a narrator of documentaries and government and corporate video presentations.

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