- WESH 2 NewsReporter
Rikki Klaus joined WESH 2 News in July 2013 as a reporter.
After spending 18 formative years in Vero Beach, Fla., Rikki attended the University of Florida. She studied abroad in Guanajuato, Mexico, produced an award-winning story in Zacapa, Guatemala, and earned her Telecommunication-News degree.
Then, it was off to Huntsville, Alabama, where Rikki worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WHNT News 19. She covered the final space shuttle launch from Cape Canaveral and a gubernatorial inauguration in Montgomery.
Next, Rikki returned to the Treasure Coast, where she reported and shot video at WPTV NewsChannel 5.
The Associated Press, Radio Television Digital News Association, Society of Professional Journalists and National Broadcasting Society have awarded Rikki for her journalistic work.
Rikki enjoys reading novels and the Sunday edition of the New York Times, salsa dancing and horseback riding. She loves yoga, surfing, running, snapping photos and traveling.
- University of FloridaTelecommunication-News