WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT
MSNBC POLITICAL ANALYST
D.C. BUREAU CHIEF FOR THE GRIO
White House Correspondent, MSNBC Political Analyst,
D.C. Bureau Chief for TheGrio, author, speaker, and mother
White House Correspondent April Ryan has a unique vantage point as the only Black female reporter covering urban issues from the White House - a position she has held for over 26 years, since the Clinton era. She is now the longest-serving Black woman in the press corps. Her position as a White House Correspondent has afforded her unusual insight into the racial sensitivities, issues, and attendant political struggles of our nation's past presidents.
April is the Washington D.C. Bureau Chief for TheGrio. Ryan successfully opened the D.C. Bureau for theGrio as well as secured a seat for the organization in the White House Briefing Room. Her efforts also moved the organization into the rotation for presidential pool duty, something that is not an easy task.