About 

  • Ryan Nobles is a Washington Correspondent for CNN, based in Washington, D.C.

    Nobles has been with the network since 2014 and joined as a National Correspondent for CNN Newsource.  Most recently, Nobles covered the 2016 Presidential election and regularly reports on major breaking news stories. In addition to filing live television reports for CNN's more than 900 affiliates, Nobles also produced and hosted the "RunningMate" podcast which focused on the election and included extensive interviews with political newsmakers.   

    Prior to joining CNN, Nobles served as an anchor and political reporter at WWBT (NBC 12) in Richmond, VA. As a swing-state reporter at NBC12, he had a front-row seat to the presidential elections of 2008 and 2012. Nobles' reporting on leading Virginia political figures has been cited by news organizations around the world. He interviewed former President Barack Obama three different times, reported live from the shocking election night loss of then House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and extensively covered the historic corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. 

    Nobles has been ranked by The Washington Post as one of the "Best State Based Political Reporters" in 2009 and 2013; and on POLITICO's "50 to Watch" list in 2011.  He has won two local Emmy awards and Edward R. Murrow award for breaking news coverage.

     Nobles earned his Bachelor's of Science from State University of New York college at Brockport and his Masters of Public Administration from Nelson A. Rockefeller School of Public Affairs and Policy at SUNY Albany.