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Rachel Ryan

Anchor/Reporter
WCAV | Charlottesville, VA
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Rachel anchors the WAHU FOX27 News at 10 p.m. Monday - Friday

Rachel Ryan anchors the 10 p.m. newscast and reports weekdays. You can also find her courtside during basketball season, as the in-game host for UVa men's games.

Rachel's investigative reports on health care in women's prisons have been recognized by the Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters.

Before joining the Newsplex in 2010, Rachel worked as a one-man-band, freelancing on Capitol Hill. She graduated with honors from Georgetown University, where she also competed on the varsity field hockey team. She received her Masters in Journalism from Northwestern University.

Rachel participates in the Walk to Against Alzheimers, leading a team in honor of her grandma. She also volunteers as a Big Sis with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Virginia and serves on the Pavilion Ball committee-a major fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

In her free time, Rachel loves traveling, especially to beaches, trying all of the great restaurants around town, and rooting for whichever UVa team is in season.

Originally from Oxford, Ohio, Rachel still appreciates a good skyline coney. She and her husband, Mike, live in Charlottesville.

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