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Jill Ryan

0306_jill-ryanJill Ryan is a radio producer for NPR’s Here & Now. Ryan joined Here & Now in 2008 and has produced coverage on stories from the civil war in Syria to the Kenya mall attacks, the Egyptian revolution of 2011, the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and the presidential election of 2012.
She has produced a range of interviews — from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, tennis great Jimmy Connors, actor Michael K. Williams and former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.

Ryan is behind the Here & Now DJ sessions, crafting features on the music coming out of cities across the country, including Chicago house, Miami reggae and Nashville country.

From 2010- 2012, she also produced and edited Here & Now’s website.

In 2010, she reported in India for PRI’s The World, World Vision Report and Here & Now.

Before her time at Here & Now, she worked at NPR in Washington, D.C., and at WPFW, a Pacifica station. She graduated from Bucknell University in 2005, magna cum laude.

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April 21 Comment

Remembering Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter

We remember the boxing champion, who was twice wrongly convicted of murder, with his longtime friend and defender.

April 21 2 Comments

‘Wait Wait’ Host Peter Sagal Runs Boston Marathon As Guide

For the second year in a row, the host of NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me" is running with a legally blind athlete.

April 18 12 Comments

When Your Life Is On Fire, What Would You Save?

Erik Kolbell's new book asks what's most important to us in life -- loved ones, possessions, personal beliefs and more.

April 18 3 Comments

Adrianne Haslet-Davis Becomes Advocate For Amputees

The professional ballroom dancer reflects on the struggles and triumphs of the year since the marathon bombing.