Anne Ryder

Ann Ryder
Anne Ryder is a freelance television journalist, writer and national speaker.

In 2010 Anne was inducted into the Indiana Broadcast Hall of Fame.

She maintains a freelance reporting relationship with WTHR, Channel 13, contributes to several magazines, and is an interim host on the program “Sound Medicine” on National Public Radio.

Anne stepped away from the anchor desk in 2004 in search of more family balance following a medical emergency.

Anne's reporting of “Hope to Tell” has taken her all over the world, from war-time Bosnia and the Kosovo- Albanian conflict, to Northern Ireland, to Calcutta, India.

Anne interviewed the Dalai Lama and was the only American reporter in more than a decade to be granted a sit-down interview with Mother Teresa, the final interview the nun gave before her death.

Her stories of hope and faith earned 16 regional Emmy Awards and five national honors, including 2 Edward R Murrow awards for excellence in television.

Anne graduated from the Journalism school at the University of Missouri-Columbia and holds Honorary Doctorates from three other Universities.

Indianapolis-born and raised, Anne has supports Riley Hospital for Children, cancer causes, homeless initiatives, and prisoner rehabilitation.

The daughter she carried in her womb to Calcutta is now in high school.