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Telephone/Fax Numbers
Main Number: (804) 330-8888
Business Office Phone: (804) 330-8888 Fax: (804) 330-8881
Newsroom Phone: (804) 330-8814 Fax: (804) 330-8883
Sales Department: (804) 330-8873


General Manager…..Larry Cottrill
News Director……Kelly Woodard
General Sales Manager…..David Weems
Local Sales Manager…..Jim Vernier
Creative Services Director…..Dixon Johnston
Programming Manager…..Bill Blank
Production Manager…..Mike Laffey
Promotion Director…..Steve Bays
Chief Engineer…..Darrell Cheney

General Station Information
Ownership – Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
Affiliation – ABC
Channel – 8
Cable – 10
DMA – Richmond – Petersburg, Virginia

Business Hours 
9 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Street & Mailing Address
301 Arboretum Place Richmond, VA 23236-3464

Video Copies of our Newscasts
If you would like a video copy of one of our newscasts, you may contact:  (Note: there is a fee associated with these copies)
Video News – 744-3381 (Click HERE for more info.)

Closed Caption Information

“Non Immediate” Issues Contact Information
Darrell Cheney
Chief Engineer
301 Arboretum Pl
Richmond, VA, 23236
Phone: (804) 330-9780
Fax: (804) 330-8881

“Immediate” Issues Contact Information
Phone: (804) 330-9782
Fax: (804) 330-8881

Equal Employment
Station WRIC TV, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact the Human Resources Department at WRIC TV by calling 804-330-8888.

For a list of job openings, click here

FCC Public Inspection File

Online access to the content of this station’s FCC public inspection file can be found at this web address:

Children’s Programming

WRIC maintains quarterly reports and other records regarding its broadcast of children’s educational and informational programming.
These reports and records are available for inspection by the public online by going to
Comments or questions regarding this station’s children’s programming may be directed to:

Children’s Programming Liaison
301 Arboretum Place
Richmond VA 23236

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station’s FCC public inspection file should contact Brenda Kump at 804-330-9726 or

Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC’s online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or

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