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Adam Rife has been morning anchor and reporter at NewsChannel 20 since January of 2015, co-anchoring the morning shows from 5am-9am. Adam joined WICS in August 2014 as the Statehouse Reporter. He has covered political campaigns, legislative sessions, and policy stories that impact all Illinoisans. Adam also anchors extensively on many evening broadcasts.

Prior to coming to WICS, Adam spent a year and a half at sister-station WICD in Champaign, where he was a general assignment reporter and anchor. Before that he worked in Chicago in the sports departments at WGN, Fox affiliate WFLD, and at ABC 7 Chicago interviewing athletes and covering live professional sporting events. An Illinois native, Adam has a degree in history.

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