Richard Reeve Biography
Richard Reeve is an American award-winning journalist who serves as a television reporter at KSTP-TV in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States.
In his broadcasting career that runs across many decades, Reeve has worked in markets such as Washington, DC, Savannah, Georgia; Little Rock, Arkansas; Buffalo, New York; New Haven, Connecticut, and Indianapolis; Indiana.
Richard Reeve Education
Reeve attended Emerson College from 1978 to 1980 pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications and Broadcast journalism. In his first two years of college, he spent at SUNY Oswego, in upstate N.Y., studying mass communications and liberal arts coursework. He did a number of internships and temporary writing assignments at WCVB, WHDH, and WQTV-Channel 68.
Reeve also covered the Massachusetts Statehouse which helped him gain radio reporting skills. He anchored and filed street reports for WERS-FM in Boston.
Richard Reeve Career
Reeve started his television career as a general assignment reporter and photographer for WSAV-TV in Savannah, Georgia in December 1980. He did enterprise reporting and photography on a number of beats. Being a county government reporter, Reeve brought to light the illegal cleanup of asbestos in public buildings. He also researched, wrote, shot, and edited his own stories. In December 1984, Richard moved to KARK-TV Little Rock, Arkansas working as a general assignment reporter and statehouse reporter. Reeve did statehouse political reporting during the Bill Clinton gubernatorial administration. He managed to uncover security lapses in much-touted state teacher testing procedures.
In May 1987, Reeve joined WIVB-TV in Buffalo, New York working as a general assignment reporter, anchor, and line producer. He did many notable coverage ranging from crime, and courts, education, and city hall politics. He also developed in-depth pieces for the daily ‘5:30 Live’ newscast. Reeve served as an anchor and wrote and coordinated early-morning newscasts. He also served as a manager and producer for the weekend newscasts in 1987-88. In this role, he was in charge of broadcast production for 6 and 11 o’clock shows, and mentored reporters. Richard also coordinated story selection/ lineup with assignment editors and vetted scripts for newscasts until his departure in June 1994.
Reeve joined WTNH-TV in New Haven, Connecticut as a general assignment reporter in June 1994. He did investigative and hard news reporting. He was the first Connecticut reporter at the scene of the TWA Flight 800 crash. Reeve also uncovered reports of production flaws that grounded Sikorsky military helicopters.
Reeve joined WTHR-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana as a general assignment reporter in August 1997. During his time there, he made an exclusive coverage of Indiana first responders dispatched to New York City in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. He also did report on a worsening Detroit to Indiana crack-cocaine
pipeline. Reeve went ahead to do several investigative pieces on the White River Fish Kill, Indiana’s worst environmental disaster. Richard was made WTHR-TV’s investigative reporter in November 2000. In his role, Reeve developed computer-assisted reporting skills, surveillance techniques, and the use of hidden cameras. He made a report on the inability of authorities to locate thousands of criminals wanted on open warrants.
In September 2009, Richard joined the American University as an adjunct professor and also did television field reporting. Reeve instructed undergraduate students on essential reporting skills such as cultivating sources, interview techniques, and news gathering, among others. After his departure from the university in December 2009, Reeve joined WJLA-TV in Washington D.C. Metro Area as a general assignment reporter in February 2003.
During his time at WJLA-TV, he made reports on notable stories such as the FOIA investigation: Cause of Centreville Senior Apts fire; uncovered numerous safety violations, the DC’s prostitution trade, the Baltimore riots, and the Navy Yard shooting, and the Chandra Levy cold case. He also did in-depth research and reporting on the ‘Baghdad Boot Camp’ in VA.
In January 2020, Reeve joined KSTP-TV in Minneapolis-St. Paul is a general assignment reporter for KSTP’s “Nightcast.” On Nightcast, he does criminal justice, science, medical, technology, and feature reporting.
Richard Reeve Age
Reeve likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates her birthday. However, he might be in his 60s
Richard Reeve Height
Reeve stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Richard Reeve Family
Reeve has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Reeve has any siblings.
Richard Reeve Wife
Reev is very private about his personal life but he is married. He has two adult children namely Brandon and Janet, who live in Maryland and Virginia.
Richard Reeve’s Net Worth
Reev has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a reporter
Richard Reeve Salary
Reeve earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Richard Reeve Awards
- 2011 – EMMY AWARD NOMINATION (NATAS-DC) Investigative Report Series: “Fort Detrick Cancer Investigation”
- 2012 – EMMY AWARD (NATAS-DC) General Assignment Report: “A Father Honored”
- 2013 – EMMY AWARD (NATAS-DC) Continuing Coverage: “Washington Navy Yard Shooting”
- 2014 – NATIONAL MURROW AWARD: Breaking News Coverage: “Tragedy at Washington’s Navy Yard”
- EMMY AWARD NOMINATION (NATAS-DC) General Assignment Report: “Friends for Life”
- EMMY AWARD NOMINATION (NATAS-DC) Continuing Coverage: “Columbia Mall Shooting”
- 2015 – EMMY AWARD (NATAS-DC) Newscast Weekend: “Baltimore Boils Over” (Reporter)
- 2016 – EMMY AWARD NOMINATION (NATAS-DC) Weather Single News Story: “Glenelg Tornado”
- EMMY AWARD NOMINATION (NATAS-DC) Continuing Coverage: “56 Hrs. of Blizzard Coverage”
- EMMY AWARD (NATAS-DC) Team Coverage: “Silver Spring Apt. Explosion” (Reporter)
- 2017 – EMMY AWARD NOMINATION (NATAS-DC) Reporter- Political: “Virginia Politics: Down to the Wire”
Richard Reeve KSTP-TV
Reeve works at KSTP-TV where he works alongside other famous KSTP-TV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Lindsey Brown
- Kevin Doran
- Paul Folger
- Brett Hoffland
- Alex Jokich
- Leah McLean
- Wren Clair
- Jonathan Yuhas
- Matt Serwe
- Joe Schmit
- Chris Long
- Darren Wolfson
- Kelsey Christensen
- Hanna Conway
- Renée Cooper
- Brittney Ermon
- Ellen Galles
- Callan Gray
- Tom Hauser
- Ben Henry
- Jay Kolls
- Joe Mazan