Derick is the Lead Digital Editor for ClickOnDetroit and has been with Local 4 News since April 2013. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in communications and a focus in journalism. Derick specializes in breaking news, crime and local sports.
Since starting on the lacrosse beat for the Michigan Daily, Derick has gone on to cover the Tigers, Lions and Pistons, as well as the Michigan football and basketball teams for ClickOnDetroit. He was part of the team that won a 2019 McCree Award for the Advancement of Justice in journalism and has worked closely with reporters to cover major cases such as the disappearance of Danielle Stislicki, Richard Wershe's fight for freedom and the conviction of Daniel Clay.