Rick Albin is the political and government reporter for WOOD TV 8 in Grand Rapids.
Rick has covered politics in five states and Presidential electiond since 1976.
He has interviewed every person to hold the office of President from Gerald Ford to Barack Obama.
He is frequently in Lansing and Washington keeping up with state and federal legislators.
Over his more than 20 years with WOOD TV he has also negotiated and hosted a number of debates for various offices including four for governor this year, three in the primary and one just last Friday night for the general election.
Rick, his wife Dee and his two young sons live in Ada along with their Golden Retriever, Dixie.