Michael Goldrick will become NBC4's Vice President of News, the station announced today. Previously, he had been News Director of the NBC affiliate in Pittsburgh.
Below is the station's announcement.
Michael Goldrick will join NBC4 (WRC) in Washington as Vice President of News, announced Jackie Bradford, the station’s President and General Manager. Goldrick has spent the last three years as News Director of WPXI, the NBC affiliate in Pittsburgh.
“Mike is a proven news leader who knows how to be competitive,” Bradford said. “I am very excited that our newsroom and our viewers will benefit from his experience, his creativity and his strategic thinking.”
While in Pittsburgh, Goldrick oversaw a newsroom that grew to be #1 in six of eight newscasts and #2 in the others. Under his leadership, the station won seven Edward R. Murrow Awards, including Overall News Excellence, Best Newscast and Best Website and seven Mid-Atlantic Regional EMMY Awards, including Station Excellence, News Excellence, Best Morning Newscast and Best Evening Newscast.
Prior to his experience in Pittsburgh, Goldrick held news leadership roles at WHEC in Rochester, KOMO in Seattle, WSOC in Charlotte, and KPRC in Houston. His career started at the Assignment Desk at WPTV in West Palm Beach, and he has also worked at WTSP in Tampa Bay and WDIV in Detroit.
“I’m honored to be joining this distinguished newsroom at a station with such a proud legacy of serving its viewers,” Goldrick said. “WRC has a strong reputation across the country, and I can’t wait to get started.”
A native of Nutley, New Jersey, Goldrick graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in broadcast management. He and his wife, Willa, have three children.
Goldrick’s first day will be November 26.