Sam Ryan

Sam Ryan
Born Samantha Ryan
Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
Nationality American
Occupation Sportscaster

Samantha Ryan is an American sportscaster who has been with MLB Network since September 2011.[1] She gave on-air reports from the field in the League Championship Series between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017 on MLB & TBS Networks.


Early life and education

Ryan is an alumna of the New York Institute of Technology[2] and also majored in communications at Hofstra University.[3]

Broadcast and Cable experience

Ryan joined MLB Network as a studio host and reporter in September 2011 and appears regularly on MLB Network's game productions, The Rundown, Quick Pitch and other studio programming.

Ryan worked for [WBAB] Babylon, NY, WVIT Hartford, WFAN, ABC Radio Network in 1996, Fox Sports N.Y. in 2000, WABC-TV, ABC in September 2002,[4] ESPN in 2003,[5] and CBS Sports and WCBS-TV in June 2006.[6][7]


She won a local Emmy award for "Outstanding Series Feature-soft" in 1999 and a local AP award in 2000.[5]


  1. Huff, Richard. "CBS Ch. 2 sports anchor Sam Ryan will finally leave for hosting, reporting gig on MLB Network," Daily News (New York City), Tuesday, August 23, 2011.
  2. Barmash, Jerry. "WCBS-TV's Sam Ryan Balances Work And Family," New York SportsBeat, Thursday, May 27, 2010.
  3. "On-Air Personalities - MLB Network". Major League Baseball. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  4. "Sam Ryan". American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. Archived from the original on 2008-06-23. Retrieved 2008-03-23.
  5. 1 2 "Sam Ryan - Sideline reporter". ESPN. 2005-11-25. Archived from the original on 2005-11-25. Retrieved 2008-03-21.
  6. "Sam Ryan". CBS Broadcasting Inc. Archived from the original on 2008-02-18. Retrieved 2008-03-23.
  7. Consoli, John (2006-06-08). "ESPN's Ryan Joins CBS Sports". Mediaweek. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Archived from the original on 2008-01-04. Retrieved 2008-03-21.

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