Richard began his career in television news, working as an Editor for special projects and feature stories. He quickly garnered both praise and awards for his work, most notably winning 4 Emmy Awards by age 25. Soon after, he launched his own photography business. Richard’s photographs have been featured in Nikon advertisements and he was recruited to speak at international conferences for photographers. He reentered the field of journalism when he became the Chief of Photography and Multimedia for a newspaper publisher. He began working in marketing at Charleston Southern University as their Photographer and Video Producer, then Executive Director of Marketing and Communication. Richard is currently a Marketing Project Manager for an agency in New York while residing in Charleston, SC.