Rick Devens is the anchor/producer of WGXA Morning News in Macon, GA, airing at 5:30am on ABC16 and 7am on FOX24.
As an Army brat, Rick grew up all over the United States including Washington D.C. and Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.
Rick graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in creative writing.
While attending Virginia Tech, Rick landed his first television job as a tape editor at WSLS in Roanoke, VA. He was hooked.
After graduating in 2006, Rick accepted a job as a commercial producer at WGXA. Rick began reporting for the ‘Midnight Blitz’ Friday night football show and eventually served as a promotions producer, weekend sports anchor, news reporter, and sports director before finding his spot on the WGXA Morning News.
While in Macon, Rick met a lovely girl named Becca. They fell in love, got married and had their first baby, Jack, in February of last year.
Rick, Becca, and Jack enjoy spending time with their two rescue dogs (Hobbes and Heidi) and two rescue cats (Calvin and Melvin).