Reporter Dhomonique Ricks

Email: Dhomonique.Ricks@wews.com

Twitter: @Dhomonique

Facebook: Facebook.com/DRicksTV

Instagram: @Dhomonique

Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN

Education: University of Missouri – Columbia (Go Tigers!)

Current Position/Job Duties: Anchor/Co-Host, The Now Cleveland

Previous Work Experience: KARE 11, KOMU, WSET

Joined News 5: August 2014

Most Memorable Stories:

1)    Being a national correspondent on the Steve Harvey Show. WEWS and the city of Cleveland surprised Steve for his birthday in 2015. It was an honor to be a part of that event.

2)    The fatal Akron plane crash. This was such a tragic story for our area. My co-host and I broke into live programming and followed this story as it unfolded minute by minute.

Awards/Honors: Who’s Who Black Cleveland, former Miss Southwest Virginia USA

News Philosophy: Be authentic.

Favorite Sports Team(s): Cavs, Browns, Indians

Favorite Book:  Three Feet from Gold

My passion: Service to others, wellness, holistic living

Hobbies & Interests: Traveling, meeting new people, frequenting new hip restaurants, fitness

Three things people don't know about me:

1)    I am a nationally certified fitness instructor

2)    I was a nationally competitive individual and synchronized figure skater for eight years

3)    I got my start in television at the age of 14 co-hosting a show for KARE11 in Minneapolis, MN

What I like best about Northeast Ohio:  The authenticity of the people. You guys rock!

You're most likely to see me around town at: Gym, a juice bar, any health store

On the weekends I love to: Workout, juice fresh produce, shop, cook plant-based food, hang out with good friends and my fiancée around town.

Additional Info You Want People to Know about You: Would love to hear from you. Check out my social media pages for more information. 

Be sure “like” my facebook page: Facebook.com/DRicksTV

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