Rich Pierce joined NEWS9 in May 2013 after graduating from Kent State University with a degree in broadcast journalism.
While in college, Rich won multiple awards in both the news and sports sides of broadcasting.
Rich began his time at WTOV9 anchoring NEWS9 Midday, NEWS9 Live at Five and NEWS9 at Six Monday through Friday.
In January 2017, Rich moved to evenings. Each day he anchors NEWS9 Live at Five, NEWS9 AT 6, NEWS9 at 10 on FOX9 and NEWS9 Tonight.
In his time at NEWS9, Rich has hosted the Big 22 High School Football Award show three times, the Lou Holtz Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame Induction three times and Jamboree in the Hills five times.
Rich also serves as Managing Editor.
He lives with his wife Katie and kids Ben and Hallie.