Rick Reitzel joined the NBC4 staff as digital journalist in January 2010.

Rick came to WCMH-TV in April 1994 where he was a photojournalist for more than 17 years.

Rick received a bachelor’s degree in mass media communications from the University of Illinois in Springfield.

Rick said the most memorable story he covered was the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 in New York City.

If he weren’t working in TV, Rick said he would be in the field of nature photography.

He said his first job was stocking shelves and bagging groceries at a grocery store.

Rick is a biking advocate and is involved with Columbus Outdoor Pursuits.

Rick lives in Columbus with his wife Jan. They have one son.Favorites:

Food: ethnic

Movies: Quantum of Solace or anything with Daniel Craig in it

Books: Biographies of Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt, Henry VIII and Horatio Nelson

Music: Smooth Jazz, ’70s rock, Classical

Hobbies: Biking, Kayaking, Fishing

Sports: NFL, College Football, College Basketball

Travel Destination: Paris, Berlin, London

Ohio/Central Ohio Place: Olentangy River and Big and Little Darby riversNBC Show:Outsourced