The veteran television journalist will interview Byron Allen, owner of The Weather Channel, Entertainment Studios and Allen Media Group, about his progress at convincing major marketers to devote 2% of their annual advertising spend on Black-owned media. Allen’s efforts have convinced General Motors to commit to a long-term advertising investment and Verizon announced it is planning to partner with Allen in a summit in May. To join the webinar, register here.
Allen Media Group’s new over-the-air 24/7 broadcast television network TheGrio.TV has hired veteran Washington correspondent April Ryan in the dual role of White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief. Ryan will begin her new position on Jan. 4, 2021. Joe Biden will be the fifth U.S. president Ryan has covered since she began her career […]
Few reporters have lived the Trump administration’s war against the press more vividly than April Ryan, a 21-year veteran of the White House press corps and CNN contributor who has seen her national profile grow along with concerns about her physical safety.
NEW YORK (AP) — April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks has become one of the most visible White House correspondents since President Donald Trump took over, and she’s now been hired as a political contributor for CNN. CNN wouldn’t say Monday when it began negotiating with Ryan, who was scolded by White House Press […]