Richard Mason

Multimedia Journalist
Knoxville, TN
Richard Mason

Richard joined the WVLT News team in August of 2022.

Richard is a multimedia journalist from Miami, Florida, passionate about enterprise, feature and investigative news. He is also a two-time award-winning recipient of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suncoast Chapter annual grant for investigative reporting on two self-produced multimedia stories. One story was about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it affected the drinking water in Miami-Dade County and the other was about COVID-19 long-haulers losing their hair 90 days after beating the virus.

Richard graduated with high distinction, magna cum laude, from the University of Florida in communications, specializing in broadcast journalism. When not working, Richard enjoys songwriting, attending concerts and exploring fun places to visit in East Tennessee.

  • University of Florida
  • Affiliations
  • Awards
  • NATAS Suncoast Chapter (2022)
  • NATAS Suncoast Chapter (2021)