If you’re wondering where Rick Lord is on WCHS News, he’s no longer with the station. He left in early 2020 to pursue other opportunities.
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Rick Lord is a regular contributor to WCHS News. He can be seen weekday mornings on Eyewitness News This Morning, and periodically throughout the day on Eyewitness News on WCHS-TV.
Rick Lord’s Early Life and Career
Rick Lord was born and raised in Charleston, West Virginia. He began his career in broadcasting at the age of 19, working as a newsanchor and reporter for WCHS-TV. He has been with the station for more than 25 years. In addition to his work in broadcasting, Rick is also a public speaker and has been active in community service.
Rick Lord’s Work on WCHS News
Rick Lord is the main evening news anchor for WCHS News. He has been with the station since 2006.
Rick is a versatile journalist who has reported on a wide range of stories during his time at WCHS. He has covered everything from breaking news to politics and sports. Rick has also been recognized for his work as a reporter and anchor by the West Virginia Broadcasters Association.
When he’s not working, Rick enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. He is also an avid sports fan and enjoys playing golf and basketball.
Rick Lord’s Later Life and Career
Rick Lord was born in Charleston, West Virginia on October 17, 1944. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Missouri, where he earned a degree in journalism. He then worked as a reporter and anchorman at WSAZ-TV in Huntington, West Virginia before joining WCHS-TV in Charleston as a news anchor in 1971. He remained with the station for the rest of his career.
In addition to his work as a news anchor, Rick Lord also served as the station’s public affairs director and hosted several local programs, including “Charleston Forum” and “Sunday Journal.” He won numerous awards for his work over the years, including the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast and the National Headliner Award for Investigative Journalism.
Rick Lord retired from broadcasting in 2008. He passed away on September 20, 2016 at the age of 71.
Rick Lord is currently the sports director at WCHS. He has been with the station since 1991.