Alicia Richards

Alicia RichardsAlicia Richards co-anchors ABC27’s 6:00 & 11:00 p.m. newscasts and does special reporting throughout the year.

Most recently, Alicia has focused on the epidemic of domestic violence. Because of her reporting, a bill will be introduced in the state Legislature to begin keeping track of these cases. Alicia traveled to Kosovo to report on the Pennsylvania National Guard’s peacekeeping efforts. She accompanied heart specialists from Penn State Hershey Medical Center on a life-saving medical mission to Ecuador. Alicia was there as Central Pennsylvanians poured into Washington for the Ronald Reagan Memorial. She also covered the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia and interviewed Hillary Clinton in Harrisburg.

Alicia spent a decade advocating for breast cancer awareness. Her Buddy Check 27 series won two Pennsylvania Association of Broadcaster awards and she and her mother Karen appeared in public service announcements promoting the importance of early detection. In addition, Alicia was awarded a first place Associated Press award for “Lori’s Story,” a moving 10-part series on a local woman’s determined battle against breast cancer.

Alicia takes great pride in her extensive involvement with the Central Pennsylvania community through regular speaking engagements.

Travel is one of her primary interests. With her family, she has gone on safari in Africa and has been to Egypt, Russia, Argentina and throughout Europe. Alicia has an English cocker spaniel named Lily.

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