Destiny Richards

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Destiny Richards joined the 4 News Now team in January 2020 as a multi-media journalist and reporter for Good Morning Northwest.

Destiny previously worked as a photojournalist and multi-media journalist at the CBS affiliate in Amarillo, Texas. She is from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and graduated from the University of North Texas in 2016.

Destiny’s favorite thing about storytelling is getting to meet different people and learning something new each day. She’s also an indoorsy person at heart and enjoys listening to music, watching her favorite movies and T.V. shows, playing video games, reading, writing and doing just about anything that’s creative or relaxing.

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Lilac City Roller Derby accepting new members for the first time in more than two years

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