Rick Ritter Biography
In his career, Rick Ritter, 34, has displayed a passion for his job and a charisma that goes well with the viewers. He is currently serving as a news and sports host for CBS News. Prior to his move to Baltimore, Rick was a reporter, anchor, and multimedia journalist at NBC Fort Myers and later at Atlantic City where his career kicked off.
Rick Ritter Age and Family
Ritter is a Philadelphia native born on 8th February 1989. Our researchers have found out that Rick comes from a complete family and has one sister. He is also married to Nicky Ritter and together they are blessed with two amazing daughters Vivian Marie Ritter and Savannah Ritter.
Rick Ritter Education and Career
His charisma, displayed from a young age, perfectly fit with his desire to do journalism. He went on to do a degree in journalism. Ricky was also active in sports as he played as the wide receiver for the school’s football team and was also selected to play in the national all-star game.
In all his activities, Rick has carried an innate desire to excel. After graduation, he joined corporate America as a journalist first at NBC and later at CBS, where breakthroughs and promotions have been happening one after another. He currently, works as an anchor for news at 5, 7, and 11.
Rick Ritter is also a recipient of two Emmy Awards. He received the first Emmy for Outstanding Live Reporter when he reported on the Northwest Baltimore Explosion. In 2021, he received another Emmy for Best TV Personality of Baltimore.
He is also a co-host for WJZ’s Purple Pregame and Postgame Shows and the Purple Playbook alongside Torrey Smith. In 2018, Rick was promoted to co-anchor news at 5.00 with popular journalist Mary Bubala but their partnership was cut short after a year when Mrs.
Bubala was fired by CBS for asking a racial question to Loyola University Maryland Professor Karsonya Kaye Wise Whitehead live on-air. Bubala apologized for her statement but did not find her way back to CBS. She got a job at FOX 45. On Instagram, Rick took a neutral stand when sharing his opinion about Mary’s outcome.
Rick has been involved in covering some of the biggest stories. He extensively covered the story of Freddie Gray and the Harford County Mass Shooting. He has also aired news like the Johns Hopkins University and Health System Cyber Attack, and he also interviewed with a boxing trainer about the national boxing event between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia. Gervonta Davis won the fight by knocking out Ryan in the 7th Round.
Rick Ritter Salary
Other than doing his official duties behind the desk, Rick’s passion for football has earned him a position at Purple Pregame where he analyzes upcoming football games. When he is free from work, Rick loves spending time in the gym with his family. He also loves traveling and attending football matches. At work, he co-anchors news with Nicky Zizaza. Rick is a young and influential anchor whose annual salary could be $70,000.
Rick Ritter Summary of Personal Details
Marital Status: Married
Height: 5 feet and 11 inches
Weight: approx 163 lbs