Rick Garcia

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Rick Garcia is an award-winning news anchor. He worked for 22 years at KTTV-TV and KCOP-TV in Los Angeles, California and was the host of KTTV’s NFL post-game show “Fox Overtime,” and KTTV’s Major League Baseball post-game show, “Extra Inning.”[1] Garcia joined KCAL9 and CBS2 as a news anchor in 2009.[2] While he was the co-anchor of KCAL news, the station became the most-watched prime-time newscast in Southern California during the 2010-11 season.[3]

He received several Emmy Awards[4], the NATPE’s Iris Award[5], the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s Excellence in Broadcast Journalism award[6], and the Golden Mikes Award.[7]

Rick Garcia also acted in many TV shows as a news anchor, including 24, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, LA Law, and The X-Files.[8] He also acted in movies, including Collateral Damage and The American President.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rick Garcia Named Anchor Of CBS2 News At 6PM". 2011-09-09. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  2. ^ Schneider, Michael; Schneider, Michael (2009-04-24). "Rick Garcia named anchor at KCAL". Variety. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  3. ^ "Sharon Tay, Rick Garcia And Evelyn Taft Will Move From Nights On KCAL9 To Mornings On CBS2". 2013-11-07. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  4. ^ Littleton, Cynthia; Littleton, Cynthia (1999-06-07). "KCBS big winner at local Emmy Awards". Variety. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  5. ^ Adalian, Josef; Adalian, Josef (2003-01-06). "KTTV's Garcia in at KCOP too". Variety. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  6. ^ "NBC4's Kathy Vara Receives Excellence in Broadcast Journalism award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition". NBC Southern California. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  7. ^ "Radio and Television News Association of Southern California | Golden Mike Awards 03 Winners". www.rtna.org. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  8. ^ "Rick Garcia | TV Guide". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  9. ^ "Rick Garcia". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-01-09.