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Natasha Ryan moved across the country to come to KING 5. She joined the station as a reporter in January of 2011 from Roanoke, Va.

Natasha's not a stranger to the Northwest. She graduated high school in Mountain Home, Idaho but went back east to attend Penn State. It was in central Pennsylvania Natasha started her television career at WJAC as the Blair County Bureau Chief and weekend anchor. Her next stop was in Roanoke, VA where she anchored the 10 and 11 o'clock newscasts. While in Virginia, Natasha covered the Virgina Tech shootings and anchored a newscast on a standoff that earned the station an Edward R. Murrow Award. After being a part of the South for five years, Natasha decided to head back to the West Coast to be a part of KING.

A self-described miltary brat, she's used to picking up and crossing coasts and is excited to explore Seattle. While she once again calls the Northwest home, she is an "Okie" at heart with cowgirl boots in the closet. Natasha moved to Seattle with her two furbabies, dog, Sophie and pound cat, Punx (named after the groundhog Punxutawnie Phil). She is an animal lover and has spent many years volunteering with animal groups. A mission she hopes to continue here in the Northwest.

Natasha hopes you'll help in her journey of storytelling. If you have any ideas, please contact Natasha at nryan@king5.com.

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