April Ryan Biography

April Ryan is a journalist and author from the United States who is best recognized for her work as a reporter. Since 1997, April has covered the White House as a White House correspondent. Ms. Ryan has also worked for CNN as a political commentator and for American Urban Radio Networks as the bureau chief for Washington, D.C. In May 2017, the National Association of Black Journalists honored her as the “Journalist of the Year.” She is the author of Under Fire, At Mama’s Knee, and The Presidency in Black and White, among other works. She was also inducted as an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta in 2019.

How old is April Ryan? – Age

She was born as April Danielle Ryan on 5 September 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. She is years as of 2022.

Where did April Ryan go to school? – Education

Ryan earned a B.S. in broadcast journalism from Morgan State University and received an honorary doctorate from her alma institution in 2017. Ryan is also a Claflin University honorary doctorate recipient. Morgan State University and Goucher College are two of the best colleges in Maryland.

April Ryan – Family

Her parents and siblings are not mentioned anywhere.

April Ryan’s Marriage – Husband, Tennie James

She isn’t married anymore. She was, however, married to Tennie James, with whom she has two daughters. It’s unclear when the two married or got divorced from each other.

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April Ryan Daughters

Ms. Ryan is the mother of two girls, Ryan and Grace. April’s ex-husband Tennie James is the father of her children, and she and her daughters live in Baltimore as a family.

April Ryan Twitter

Her Twitter account is (@AprilDRyan).

What is April’s Salary?

She receives a predicted salary of $350,000 a year.

April’s Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

April Career

Journalist and correspondent April Ryan

April graduated with a B.S. in broadcast journalism and an honorary doctorate in 2017 from Morgan State University, where she studied broadcast journalism. She received an honorary doctorate from Claflin University as well. April began working in the media business as a jazz disc jockey after earning her B.S. degree. She eventually worked as a reporter for radio stations such as North Carolina A&T University and WXYV-FM in Baltimore, Maryland.

In January 1997, she went to work with the American Urban Radio Networks in the White House press corps. April has worked as a White House correspondent under four different presidents as of 2020.

Where is April Ryan working now?

Ms. Ryan started as a political commentator for CNN in 2017. She is still a White House journalist, albeit she is working from home due to the Covid-19 outbreak. She indicated that she does not attend White House press briefings due to underlying health issues. April, in addition to being a journalist and a book author, manages the “Fabric of America” blog, which covers stories and minority issues in the United States.

She is a member of the National Press Club and was one of only three African Americans to serve on the board of the White House Correspondents Association.
Trump’s Presidency and April Ryan

April has had conversations with the administration’s press secretaries, primarily Sean Spicer, as well as the president himself over his statements while working as a White House correspondent. During press briefings, she has frequently asked questions about issues impacting minorities as well as other issues concerning the presidency.

April Ryan Books

  • 2022 – Black Women Will Save the World: An Anthem April Ryan
  • 2018 – Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House
  • 2016 – At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White
  • 2015 – The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America

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