Derick Waller - Eyewitness News
Derick Waller is a reporter for Eyewitness News This Morning. Derick's journey to WABC took him to TV stations in Cleveland, OH, Raleigh, NC and Charlottesville, VA, which is where he got his start.

While in the Southeast and the Midwest, he covered some of the biggest stories of the past decade, including two presidential campaigns in three different swing states.

Derick was born and raised in Richmond, VA, but he's no stranger to New York City. His father lives in Queens, where Derick spent a significant amount of time growing up.

Derick's a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with degrees in journalism and political science. In his spare time, he loves exploring food and culture right here in New York City and around the world.

He's thrilled to call NYC home.

Derick's Stories
Gov. Hochul, Mayor Adams deliver encouraging message on NYC subway safety
NY Gov. Kathy Hochul, NYC Mayor Eric Adams and police officials joined MTA leadership to deliver what they say is encouraging news for commuters.
Commuters can finally travel on LIRR to Grand Central
If you want to give the new station a try, the MTA is honoring Penn Station tickets Wednesday at Grand Central.
Pilot, passenger found dead near site of small plane crash in Westchester County identified
Officials say the pilot and passenger were members of the Jewish community in Cleveland. They are identified as 45-year-old Benjamin Chafetz and 40-year-old Boruch Taub.
Nassau County officials to raise money Santos promised to veteran when his dog was dying
Although the veteran's dog has since passed away, Nassau County officials will donate the amount of money that Santos originally promised to an animal charity.
Hell's Kitchen smoke shop worker shot when at least 5 men tried to rob store: Police
The 32-year-old employee who was shot was transported to Bellevue Hospital. He was alert as officials lifted his stretcher into the ambulance.
Suspect who attacked 2 NYPD officers in Times Square makes 1st court appearance
Trevor Bickford appeared before a judge for the first time from his hospital bed and was remanded into custody.
Major crimes spike 23 percent in NYC in 2022, murders down by double digits
One highlight - shootings and murders are down by double digits. However, youth violence remains a growing problem.
Bunting ceremony honors FDNY firefighter William P. Moon II
Elite FDNY firefighter William "Billy" Moon II was raising a family in Islip, where neighbors are now paying their respects.
Holiday Gridlock Alert: NYC closes off parts of 5th Avenue to cars for final Sunday
All this is done for one last Sunday of space for pedestrians to walk up and down the festive street.
Decade since Sandy Hook shooting; remembering victims, gun control advocacy in Connecticut
"I feel like the further and further we move away from it, the more I feel I'm scrambling to, just remember," Liv Doscher, who was a third grader at Sandy Hook Elementary School at the time of the shooting, said.