Ryan Vasquez

News Host/Reporter

Ryan Vasquez is a reporter and the APR host of All Things Considered.  

A native of Miramar, Florida, Ryan comes to Alabama Public Radio after graduating from the University of Florida in 2006. While in Gainesville, Ryan worked for a sports-talk radio station as well as a WUFT-TV, but he gained his passion for public radio at Mid-Florida Public Radio. In his nearly eight years in public radio, Ryan has covered such stories as the 2004 and 2008 Presidential Elections, the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill and the deadly April 27th, 2011 outbreak of tornadoes. Ryan has contributed stories to Florida Public Radio, NPR and APM’s Marketplace Morning Report.

Ryan joined Alabama Public Radio in September of 2007. He also contributes to the Telecommunication and Film School at the University of Alabama as an adjunct instructor.

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Newscast
5:07 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Deadly Fungal Infections And Mensa

5pm Newscast

Friday May 30, 2014

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Newscast
5:11 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Private School Tax Credits And Nursing Jobs

5pm Newscast

Thursday May 29, 2014

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Newscast
5:25 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Alabama Accountability Act Overturned And Fix, Boom, Read

5pm Newscast

Wednesday May 28, 2014

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Newscast
5:17 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Traffic Fatalities And Stroke Awareness

5pm Newscast

Tuesday May 27, 2014

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Newscast
5:20 pm
Mon May 26, 2014

Memorial Day Travel and GOP Civil War

5pm Newscast

Monday May 26, 2014

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Newscast
5:07 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Travel Headaches And Hot Air Balloons

APR

5pm Newscast

Friday May 23, 2014

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Newscast
5:05 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Hurricane Season And AEA Dues

APR

5pm Newscast

Thursday May 22, 2014

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Newscast
5:10 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Preparing For Hurricanes And Drug Take-Back

APR

5pm Newscast

Wednesday May 21, 2014

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Alabama-Pensions
5:07 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Could State Workers' Pensions Run Dry? A Conversation With Scott Beaulier

Scott Beaulier is Director of the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University.

A new study says Alabama state worker pension funds could run out of money in a decade if changes aren't made. The report from the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University is part of a larger effort to look at improving the lives of Alabamians. Scott Beaulier is Director of the Johnson Center. Alabama Public Radio’s Ryan Vasquez recently talked to him about the paper and if the plight of Alabamians really differs that much from other states.

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Newscast
5:15 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Corruption Trial and Mockingbird Lawsuit

APR

5pm Newscast

Tuesday May 20, 2014

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Newscast
5:08 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Unemployment Up And Mad Scientists

APR

5pm Newscast

Friday May 16, 2014

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Newscat
5:08 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Releasing Inmates And Music Festivals

APR

5pm Newscast

Thursday May 15, 2014

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Newscast
5:08 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

A Change In Staff And Red Snapper Season

APR

5pm Newscast

Wednesday May 14, 2014

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Newscast
5:13 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

LGBT Equality And Houndstooth Lawsuits

APR

5pm Newscast

Tuesday May 13, 2014

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LGBT Equality-Southern Strategy
4:06 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Group For LGBT Equality Laws In 3 Southern States

Washington-based group, The Human Rights Campaign, is spending $8.5 million for its "Project One America" in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Alabama
Credit The Human Rights Campaign

A national group plans to seek anti-discrimination state laws to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people in Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas.

Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin says Tuesday that the Washington-based group is spending $8.5 million for its "Project One America" in the three southern states.

The three states do not have laws to protect people from being fired from a job or evicted from housing because of sexual orientation.

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