(WWLP) – Rich Tettemer currently anchors the weekday morning and noon editions of 22News. Rich joined WWLP in April of 1988 as sports director. Previously, he worked as the weekend sports anchor/reporter for KODE-TV in Joplin, Missouri, and as a sports editor for WFLA-TV in Florida.
Rich is a graduate of the University of South Florida in Tampa where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and Broadcasting.
During his career at 22News, he was voted by the readers of the Springfield Advocate and the Valley Advocate as Best Sportscaster. Rich has also garnered 13 Associated Press Awards from 1994 through 2006. Additionally, he has served as co-host of the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon since 1989.
Rich resides in western Massachusetts with Valerie, his wife, and his three children.