Rachel DePompa is NBC12's On Your Side Investigator. Rachel grew up in Waldorf, Md., and graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in broadcast journalism.Before joining WWBT in March of 2008 Rachel worked in Roanoke, Bristol and Harrisonburg.
5 Edward R Murrow Awards for Investigative Reporting
2016 Most Outstanding Effort by an Individual Reporter from the Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters
3-time Emmy winner, 5 time Emmy nominee
5 first place honors from the Virginia Association of Broadcasters
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