4-25-15: Digging Up The Facts with Award-winning Investigative Reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan

BIO: HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's NBC affiliate. She's won 32 EMMYs, 12 Edward R. Murrow awards and dozens of other honors for her groundbreaking journalism. A bestselling author of seven mystery novels, Ryan has won multiple prestigious awards for her crime fiction: three Agathas, the Anthony, Daphne, Macavity, and for THE OTHER WOMAN, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. National reviews have called her a "master at crafting suspenseful mysteries" and "a superb and gifted storyteller." Her 2013 novel, THE WRONG GIRL, has the extraordinary honor of winning the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel and the Daphne Award for Mainstream Mystery/Suspense, and is a seven-week Boston Globe bestseller. Her newest hardcover, TRUTH BE TOLDis now nominated for an Agatha Award – a landmark back-to-back-to-back nomination! It is also now an RT Book Reviews nominee for Best Suspense/Thriller of 2014. It’s also a Library Journal BEST BOOK OF 2014, Library Journal Editor’s Pick and RT Book Reviews Top Pick, with starred reviews from Booklist and from Library Journal, which raves, “Drop everything and binge read!” She is also nominated for the Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction as editor of the anthology of essays by mystery authors, WRITES OF PASSAGE. Ryan’s next novel, WHAT YOU SEE, will debut in Fall 2015.  She's a founding teacher at Mystery Writers of America University and 2013 president of national Sisters in Crime.



Hank’s Website: http://www.hankphillippiryan.com

Hank’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/HankPhillippiRyan

Hank’s Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/HankPRyan

Hank on GoodReads: www.goodreads.com/HankPhillippiRyan

Trailer for the first Jane Ryland book: The Other Woman:


Hank discusses Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America:


Columbia Journalism Review: http://www.cjr.org/index.php

ProPublica: http://www.propublica.org

Poynter Institute: http://www.poynter.org

Emmy® News & Documentary Awards: http://emmyonline.com/newsemmy

Radio Television Digital News Foundation: http://www.rtdna.org/content/about_rtdnf#.VTkZOM6aLzI

Edward R. Murrow's 1958 ' Wires & Lights in a Box' Speech: http://www.rtdna.org/content/edward_r_murrow_s_1958_wires_lights_in_a_box_speech#.VTkZrs6aLzI

Pew Research Center: http://www.journalism.org

Knight Lab: http://knightlab.northwestern.edu

Investigative Reporters and Editors: https://www.ire.org

© Douglas Lyle 2015