Ralph Apperson Renick was a News presenter and anchor for Miami's WTVJ (channel 4), Florida's first television station. In 1984, Radio Television Digital News Association awarded him with the Paul White Award. He was briefly a Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida in the year 1986. He earned his degree in communications from the University of Miami. He was a president of the Associated Press Broadcasters and served on the board of directors of the Associated Press.
Moving on to his personal life, he was a married man. Through out his life, he was married only once and he enjoyed his marital relation with his wife for almost fifteen years. His wife died in 1964. The couple had raised six children from their marriage whose details has not been disclosed yet. Due to complications from hepatitis and liver disease, he died at Cedars Medical Center in Miami at the age of 62.