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 is currently working in marketing at Charleston Southern University, acting as their Photographer and Video Producer.