Ricky is the weekday, 5:30 and 10:00 PM Sports Anchor for 11 News Colorado. He joined the KKCO news team in December 2003 after earning his Master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. While at Medill, he worked as a reporter out of Washington D.C. for the Montana Television Network. He also worked as an anchor/reporter on Chicago cable.
Ricky's passion is sports and he began his career working in production at ESPN in Bristol, CT. He earned his undergraduate degree in Communications from Boston College. While at BC, Ricky was the sports director for WZBC, calling play-by-play for BC basketball, football and hockey.
He was born in Winnetka, Il. but grew up on Mercer Island, WA., just east of Seattle. He is a huge Washington Husky and Seattle Mariners fan. Ricky is excited to be in Colorado with his cat Tui, and looks forward to skiing around the state. He is also an avid tennis player.
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