Bernie Ritter Named News Director at WRIC in Richmond

By Kevin Eck 

Richmond ABC affiliate, WRIC has named Bernie Ritter as its news director.

“Throughout his career, Bernie has demonstrated a commitment to excellence, team building, and innovation in news production. His strategic vision, combined with a deep understanding of audience engagement, positions him to lead this accomplished and growing newsroom,” said Steven Blanchard, vp and gm of WRIC.

Before joining WRIC, Ritter was the news director at WNCT in Greenville, North Carolina for nearly seven years. He’s also worked at News 12 New Jersey, Al Jazeera America, ESPN, WPXI in Pittsburgh, WEWS in Cleveland, and at WPTY in Memphis.