Rick Sanchez (D716) was a co-anchor for Citadel Morning News on the channel CN at the Citadel of Ricks. He works alongside Rick Sanchez (D716-B) in the studio, with Rick Sanchez (D716-C) in the field.
Rick (D716) shares the general appearance of Rick Sanchez, but has his hair combed back and wears a suit with a blue tie.
Rick (D716) works as a news anchor during the Citadel Presidential Election; the first democratic election for the Citadel's leader. He started the show with the headline "Gravity outages in East Sanchez Heights", with Rick (D716-B) reading the next, before cutting to commercial. Afterwards reporting on the presidential race being only one day away before mocking the Morty candidate with his co-host.
Later that same day he reports on the hostage situation at the Simple Rick’s Wafer Cookie factory while badmouthing Rick (D716-C) to his co-host. Next he continues on to how the Morty candidate is soaring in the election polls after his speech at the presidential debate.
At some point, during the episode, he is killed, by Evil Morty's order.
His lifeless body is later seen floating in space with other Ricks and Mortys ejected from the Citadel.