Ric Blackwell is a news anchor, sports anchor, award-winning reporter, TV & web host, radio personality and video production specialist. He currently anchors the weekend morning news at WPEC-TV (CBS 12) in West Palm Beach. He is an employee of the Palm Beach County School District where he produces and reports on events happening inside our schools. He has worked at three CBS TV stations as an anchor and reporter since 1988. He also hosts the weekly show “Good Sports” on WXEL-TV (South Florida PBS) and The Education Network. Ric is a frequent contributor to Newsmax TV and WJNO AM radio. He has appeared as an on camera spokesperson for dozens of websites and several national commercials. He also specializes in creating videos for non-profit organizations and local businesses.

Ric and his beautiful wife Meredith have four wonderful children. In his free time, he enjoys playing sports, coaching sports and following the Detroit sports teams.

“Good Sports” airs every Wednesday at 5:30 pm on WXEL-TV (South Florida PBS). The show highlights all the positive and wonderful things happening inside the Palm Beach County School System. Host Ric Blackwell features outstanding students, teachers and administrators making a difference in our community.