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Wendy Ryan Wikipedia Bio, Age, Birthday, Husband ( ABC News Tampa )

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Name Wendy Ryan

Marriage & Wedding / Husband / Dating / Boyfriend Married. See below for more details.

Biography Profile / Wiki Information

Introduction :

Working mom, Wendy Ryan, is the face of ABC Action News – WFTS at Tampa in Florida. She receives deep admiration for her investigative reporting and her passion for encouraging people to consume ‘clean’ food.

Personal Life & Family :

  • Wendy is from Cleveland & she moved to Tampa, Florida, in 2003.
  • Few people are aware that she was once a child actor. At the tender age of four, she appeared in her first national commercial.
  • Wendy married Jerome Ritchey in 2003, after dating him for two years. A former disc jockey, and currently an anchor and on-air personality, Ritchey is from Illinois.
  • The couple has a young daughter Raquel Ryan Ritchey, who was born in 2010, her “little miracle!”
  • Besides Raquel, Wendy also has a 21-year-old son and 23-year-old daughter (ages as of 2021) from a previous marriage.
  • Wendy’s inspiration is hands-on mom, Angelina Jolie, who has adopted three children after having three of her own.

Education :

  • Wendy entered the University of Arizona in 1985 & graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in 1989. She studied Communication and Media Studies.

TV Career, Salary & Net Worth :

  • Wendy joined the ranks of well-known television personalities in 1996.
  • She took up the role of business news anchor and financial reporter for KWHY – TV, a business channel in Los Angeles.
  • She quit in 2000, taking a job with NFN – Net Financial News in Miami, Florida.
  • As their main anchor and financial reporter from 2000 until 2001, she even hosted her own TV show.
  • From 2001 until 2003, Wendy was the main anchor and a medical reporter at WICS.
  • Since 2003 till date, Ryan is with WFTS – TV. She has been co-anchoring the 5 pm, 6 pm and 11 pm editions of ABC Action News.
  • She also joins the ABC Action News I-Team for investigating interesting, real-life stories.
  • At WFTS, she also is a part of the Dirty Dining team. During this segment, Wendy visits restaurants in the Bay area, seeking culprits violating Florida’s Food Code.
  • Due to Wendy’s strong reporting, around 17-18 restaurants were temporarily closed by health inspection officials.

Interesting Facts, Height & Trivia :

  • Wendy has been associated with the “Taking Action against Domestic Violence” Campaign for over eight years. She conducts a one-hour television show wherein survivors of domestic violence situations talk about their experiences.
  • She is also a member of numerous charities dealing with human-related or animal-related issues. Usually, she helps raise funds for them or takes up the role of “master of ceremonies.”
  • During her free time, Ryan enjoys going online and porIng over news stories.
  • She is also a health and fitness freak, focused on yoga & conducts spin classes.
  • Some of her other interests include occasionally pampering her body via a deep tissue massage, or a simple pedicure, and listening to music.
  • A Napa Valley Cabernet is her favorite wine choice.

Wendy believes that life is too short to waste on has-beens and regrets. Therefore, she grabs every opportunity that comes her way, believing that it will be truly worth it in the end.

Birthday / How old / Age / Date of Birth / DOB As of 2021, she is around 54 years old.

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