• Ryan Prior is a Cross-Platform Associate Producer based at CNN's World Headquarters in Atlanta.

    In 2017, Prior was on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange, where he interviewed entrepreneurs at the top 50 companies in the world with founders under 26. He walked the campaign trail filming Jon Ossoff, as the candidate sought victory in the most expensive House race in history. And he became a producer of the "Young People Who Rock" video series, which highlights young idealists seeking to change the world.

    Prior started as a News Assistant at CNN in 2015. He has published stories for CNN Money, CNN Health, and CNN Tech. Prior to joining CNN, he directed, produced, and wrote a feature-length documentary called "Forgotten Plague," which the Huffington Post called a "Must-See Documentary." He has has also written for the Daily Beast and USA Today.

    While a student at the University of Georgia, he co-founded the Georgia Political Review and served as editor-in-chief. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UGA with degrees in English and international affairs, and was recently named to the school's 40 Under 40 list for 2018.