Richard Lake

Richard Lake joined the WJTV 12 News team in May of 2022. He was born in San Antonio, Texas, and is a 2022 graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in Print and Digital Journalism.

While at Mississippi State, Richard worked for MSNBC and Mississippi Today. He was also a member of Lambda Chi Alpha.

Covering politics and keeping voters informed are two of Richard’s greatest passions. When not at the Capitol, you could find him spending time out on a run, listening to music or struggling to learn how to play guitar.

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