Ryan Caron King
Ryan Caron King is an award-winning visual and radio reporter for Connecticut Public Radio and the New England News Collaborative, a network of eight public media newsrooms across the Northeast. He makes short documentary videos, news photography, and radio stories.
Since September 2017, Ryan has been covering the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Ricans with ties to Connecticut in WNPR's "The Island Next Door" reporting project.
In 2018, he won a National Edward R. Murrow Award for one of the videos he made reporting in Puerto Rico. He also won a New England Emmy for video journalism and several Connecticut SPJ awards.
At WNPR and for the collaborative, Ryan has covered a variety of topics, including addiction, immigration, and the environment. Some of his radio work has aired nationally on NPR's Morning Edition, Here & Now, and All Things Considered -- and several of his videos have been posted on NPR's Facebook page. He's also a licensed drone pilot.
As a student at the University of Connecticut, Ryan was the manager of his college radio station. He graduated from UConn with a Journalism/English double major in 2015. In his spare time, he likes to make music and think of new nicknames for his friends' dogs.
Watch some of Ryan's recent videos below.