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Ryan Stanko joined the NEWS9 team in October 2014. He is a videographer and sports anchor/ reporter.

He was born and raised in Allison Park Pennsylvania just north of Pittsburgh. Ryan graduated with honors from Allegheny College in Meadville PA in May 2014 with a degree in communication arts.

While at Allegheny, he was a four-year letterman on the men's basketball team, three-year starter, 1000 points scorer, and senior captain. He was the main reporter/host/play by play broadcaster for gators TV, the school's source for everything Allegheny athletics. Before that Ryan was an intern with KDKA TV 2 Pittsburgh in the sports department where in the summer of 2013 he covered the Penguins playoff run, Pirates regular season, and Steelers training camp. Ryan's love for sports started at an early age and they have been a part of his life ever since. He knew he wanted to get into TV sports ever since watching SportsCenter as a kid and his love for Pittsburgh sports along with Ohio Valley Athletics make news nine a dream job for him.

When Ryan isn't working he enjoys working out, golfing, playing basketball, and fishing with his dad. Ryan is extremely thankful for the opportunity to be a part of the NEWS9 family and really has developed a love for the Ohio Valley.