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Ryan Nelson is a dedicated journalist that covers a variety of personalities and topics in music, sports, politics, lifestyle trends and current events.


Some of the personalities Nelson has interviewed are: Dwyane Wade, Kirk Franklin, Nick Cannon, Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, Nia Long, Sanaa Lathan, Waka Flocka, Chris Bosh, Anthony Hamilton, B.O.B, Adrieen Bailon, Anthony Anderson, Tisha Campbell, Omari Hardwick, Anquan Boldin, Ty Dolla $ign and many more.


Among the live events that Nelson has covered are: The African American Film festival in South Beach, multiple Tom Joyner Family Reunion Expos, Dwyane Wade’s “A Night On The RunWade” fashion show and more. He has also interned at WEDR-FM (99 JAMZ) in South Florida.


Ryan Nelson was born in Los Angeles California. His parents are Peabody Award-winning Broadcaster Carl Nelson, currently host of Radio One’s “The Carl Nelson Show“ and Television Producer Lynda Hudson, executive producer of TV One’s “The Gospel of Music with Jeff Majors” for 5 seasons and more. He recently graduated from the University Of Miami with his Masters Degree in Journalism, and hosted the university's television entertainment show, "Pulse".



*Available to relocate*

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Jan 2017 - Jan 2017


CBS News

New York , NY, United States

  • Produced Standups, and live shots, for CBS National News on the East Coast, the West Coast and for digital viewers

Feb 2012 - Sep 2016


TV One

Washington D.C., DC, United States

  • Covered live events such as red carpet movie premiers, and press junkets
  • Conducted, and produced, one-on-one interviews with celebrities that included Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon, Anthony Anderson, and more

May 2011 - Jul 2015

Intern Reporter

WEDR-FM / 99 JAMZ (Cox Media Miami)

Miami, FL, United States

  • On location remote assistant
  • Distributed the weekly industry newsletter
  • Conducted interviews with artists
  • Created packages, and artist drops, for the station's website, and social media accounts

Feb 1999 - Aug 2007

Youth Sports Reporter

WSRF-AM / 1580 Mystik Radio

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

  • Covered national sports news, and topics, for a youth radio progam in South Florida


Jun 2015 - Dec 2016

Journalism M.A.

University Of Miami

Miami, FL, United States

Aug 2011 - 2015

Interdisciplinary Studies B.A.

University Of Central Florida

Orlando, FL, United States







  • Adobe Premier & Illustrator

  • Final Cut Pro

  • AP Style Writing

  • Research & Fact Checking