BFCA Member Profile

Morgan Dean

Primary Outlet:
WRIC-TV
Additional Outlets:
WRVQ 94 Radio, WRVA 1140AM Radio
Website:
http://www.wric.com/
Biography:
Reporter Morgan Dean is some of our homegrown talent here at WRIC-TV8. He grew up in Chesterfield County and graduated from Manchester High School. After high school, Morgan attended Virginia Tech where he double majored in both English and Communications. He also studied film history and theory as part of his electives. At Virginia Tech he was active in VTTV channel 33, the student cable channel. Morgan served as general manager and business manager for VTTV. He also co-hosted a movie review show called Reel to Reel, and anchored Virginia Tech News. Morgan can be seen Monday through Friday covering the news of the day for 8 News at 6. On the weekends, he reviews the latest movies at the theaters and on home video. Morgan just celebrated his 10th anniversary at TV-8, and during that time he�s reviewed around a thousand movies. He is also a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association. Unsurprisingly, Morgan lists movies as his favorite hobby. He also enjoys sailing, skiing, and playing with his dogs.