Sam Ryan

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Sam Ryan
Born Samantha Ryan
Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
Nationality American
Occupation Sportscaster

Samantha Ryan is an American sportscaster who was been with MLB Network from September 2011 until June 2018 when she returned to WABC-TV New York's EYEWITNESS NEWS as a sports anchor for their weekend evening broadcasts.[1] She gave on-air reports from the field in the League Championship Series between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017 on MLB & TBS Networks.


Early life and education[edit]

Ryan is an alumna of the New York Institute of Technology[2] and also majored in communications at Hofstra University.[3]

Broadcast and Cable experience[edit]

Ryan joined MLB Network as a studio host and reporter in September 2011 and appears regularly on MLB Network's game productions, The Rundown, Quick Pitch and other studio programming.

Ryan worked for [WBAB] Babylon, NY, WVIT Hartford, WFAN, ABC Radio Network in 1996, Fox Sports N.Y. in 2000, WABC-TV, ABC in September 2002 but returned to the station in June 2018,[4] ESPN in 2003,[5] and CBS Sports and WCBS-TV in June 2006.[6][7]


She won a local Emmy award for "Outstanding Series Feature-soft" in 1999 and a local AP award in 2000.[5]


  1. ^ Huff, Richard. "CBS Ch. 2 sports anchor Sam Ryan will finally leave for hosting, reporting gig on MLB Network," Daily News (New York City), Tuesday, August 23, 2011.
  2. ^ Barmash, Jerry. "WCBS-TV's Sam Ryan Balances Work And Family," New York SportsBeat, Thursday, May 27, 2010.
  3. ^ "On-Air Personalities - MLB Network". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Sam Ryan". American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. Archived from the original on 2008-06-23. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  5. ^ a b "Sam Ryan - Sideline reporter". ESPN. 2005-11-25. Archived from the original on 2005-11-25. Retrieved 2008-03-21. 
  6. ^ "Sam Ryan". CBS Broadcasting Inc. Archived from the original on 2008-02-18. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  7. ^ Consoli, John (2006-06-08). "ESPN's Ryan Joins CBS Sports". Mediaweek. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Archived from the original on 2008-01-04. Retrieved 2008-03-21. 

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