Ryan Owens

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Ryan Owens is an ABC News correspondent based in the network's Dallas bureau. He reports for all broadcasts and platforms, including "World News with Diane... Read More »

Ryan Owens is an ABC News correspondent based in the network's Dallas bureau. He reports for all broadcasts and platforms, including "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Nightline," and "Good Morning America."

His recent work includes covering Michael Jackson's funeral, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the historic Texas drought, the devastating floods in the Midwest, and the Utah mine collapse. Mr. Owens has also reported from Iraq, where he covered the American and Iraqi crackdown in Sadr City. His "World News" reporting on the wildfires in San Diego County, California was recognized with an Emmy Award in 2007.

Prior to this assignment, Mr. Owens was co-anchor of "World News Now" and "America This Morning," the network's early morning news programs.

Mr. Owens joined ABC News in August 2006 as an anchor and correspondent for ABC News Now, the network's 24-hour digital news and information channel. Prior to joining the network, Mr. Owens was a reporter for WHDH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Boston, for which he traveled extensively covering stories. At the start of the Iraq war, he reported from the Persian Gulf. He covered the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the Michael Jackson trial in Santa Maria, CA, the funeral of President Reagan in Simi Valley, CA, and the Scott Peterson trial in Redwood City, CA.

From 1998-2001 Mr. Owens was a reporter for WLWT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, OH. Before that he reported in the Chattanooga, TN and Evansville, IN markets.

Mr. Owens has received a regional Emmy Award and Associated Press Awards for coverage of special events and spot news reporting. His reporting on the deadly rampage at Ft. Hood was also nominated for an Emmy in 2010.

He is a graduate of Northwestern University.

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'Anything Is Possible': Baseball Players Drafted by Major League Baseball Teams Despite Paralysis
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Jun 15, 2011 05:40 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Wife Appears in Court to Face Husband in Alleged Murder-for-Hire Plot
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Sep 20, 2012 01:58 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Cop's 'Heart Sank' on Realizing Shots Fired at Minivan Full of Kids
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Jan 17, 2014 02:06 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Doctor Accused of Harassing Woman She Allegedly Called a 'Homewrecker'
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Dec 05, 2013 01:08 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Jodi Arias' Domestic Violence Expert Tells Prosecutor to 'Take a Time Out'
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Apr 10, 2013 03:52 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Jodi Arias' Key Witness Says Travis Alexander Was Extremely 'Afraid' of Her
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Apr 11, 2013 02:14 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Bride Accused of Pushing Husband Off Cliff Wanted 'Cops Out of It'
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Nov 04, 2013 01:47 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
BMX Rider Invents 'Amazing' Stunt Across Texas Bridge
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Jan 13, 2014 02:36 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Jodi Arias Retrial Date Could Be Announced Today
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Aug 26, 2013 02:53 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Jodi Arias Swaps Skirts for Prison Stripes
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Jun 20, 2013 04:18 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Extramarital Affairs Take Center Stage in Ex-Cop Murder Trial
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Jun 26, 2013 02:24 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Ariz. Powerball Jackpot Winner Identified
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Dec 11, 2012 02:08 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Jodi Arias Has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychologist Says
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Mar 18, 2013 07:10 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Jodi Arias Defense in Murder Trial Has Cost Taxpayers $1.4 Million
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Mar 29, 2013 04:20 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
Jodi Arias Defense Team Files Motion for More Expert Witness Testimony
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Apr 23, 2013 03:09 AM Story from US RYAN OWENS, ABC News
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