Correspondent, ABC News
Ryan Owens is an ABC News correspondent based in the networkâ€™s Dallas bureau.
Prior to this assignment, Owens
was co-anchor of â€œWorld News Nowâ€ and â€œAmerica This Morning,â€ the networkâ€™s early morning news programs.
He joined ABC News in August 2006 as an anchor and correspondent for ABC News NOW, the networkâ€™s 24-hour digital news and information channel.
Before joining the network, he was a reporter for WHDH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Boston, for which he traveled extensively covering stories.
At the start of the Iraq War, Owens
reported from the Persian Gulf.
covered the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the Michael Jackson trial in Santa Maria, CA, the funeral of President Reagan in Simi Valley, CA, and the Scott Peterson trial in Redwood City, CA.
From 1998-2001 Owens was a reporter for WLWT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, OH. Prior to that, he reported in the Chattanooga, TN and Evansville, IN markets.
received a regional Emmy Award and Associated Press Awards for coverage of special events and spot news reporting.
reporting on the deadly rampage at Ft. Hood was also nominated for an Emmy in 2010.
He is a graduate of Northwestern University.