Jake Ryle

Jake Ryle  

jake.ryle@wcpo.com

Phone: 513-919-1116  

When it comes to social media, you can find me…
Facebook: Jake Ryle WCPO
Twitter: @JakeWCPO  

Position: Weekend News Reporter/MMJ  

When did you start working here?
June 2017   Where else have you worked? I started working as a Sports Multimedia Journalist in Anchorage, Alaska back in 2012. I spent a year there, and then worked 3 years as a News Multimedia Journalist at WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio.  

Where did you go to college?
Western Kentucky University. I'm a proud Hilltopper!  

What are you most proud of when it comes to your work?
I enjoy putting viewers in the moment. I want you to feel like you were there. My goal is for you to meet the folks that make the Tri-State so great.  

What are you most proud of in your own life?
I've made some pretty big moves (i.e. Alaska), but I've never lost sight on where I wanted to be, and what goals I've wanted to achieve.  

What do you love about living in the Tri-State?
What's not to love? I was born and raised in the Tri-State. I love being able to meet people every single day that make our communities what they are. I've been around the country, and I know there's really no place as great as home.   

What are your favorite local hangouts/places, sports & cultural institutions?
I'm a big fan of Braxton Brewing Company, and several other breweries in the area.  I've been a Reds and Bengals fan since the days they were playing at Riverfront Stadium. When it comes to a college team -- you can expect me to root for Western Kentucky University.   

All-time favorites...
Shows: Breaking Bad. HIMYM. The Office. Bar Rescue. Legends of the Hidden Temple. SportsCenter.
Books: I'm just now getting into reading the Harry Potter books. Don't hate me for it.
Movies: Speaking of Harry Potter... Those will do. Star Wars. Guardians of the Galaxy.
Music: Top 40. Christian Rock. Anything and everything.  

Apps I can't live without.
Twitter. I'm constantly checking what's happening in the world. 

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