Ryan Caron King


Ryan Caron King is a reporter and photojournalist. He represents WNPR on a team of eight public radio journalists in the New England News Collaborative.

Ryan covers the environment, infrastructure, and immigration, and produces videos and stories for WNPR.org and other public radio stations across New England.

As a student at the University of Connecticut, he managed UConn's college radio station WHUS. Ryan graduated from UConn with a Journalism/English double major in 2015. 

He can be reached by phone at 860-275-7210 or by email: rking@wnpr.org

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The Federal Railroad Administration is working on plans to bring more high speed rail to the Northeast Corridor. It’s the busiest stretch of passenger rail in the nation that spans from Washington, D.C. to Boston.

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Hartford is one of the cities hit hardest by the opioid epidemic in Connecticut. But in an effort to help balance its budget, the state wants to move a drug and alcohol detox program in Hartford to Middletown. Officials say the move could save the state $2 million over the next two years.

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More than 400 people attended a town hall in West Hartford on Tuesday with U.S. Senator Chris Murphy. Dozens spilled into overflow rooms when the auditorium reached capacity and hundreds of people were shut out when the fire marshal closed the building.

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Cities across the state have struggled to crack down on mismanaged "sober houses" -- residences where people with addiction can pay to live in a drug and alcohol free environment.

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President Donald Trump signed executive orders Wednesday directed at immigrants and national security. One order targets “sanctuary cities” that offer protections to undocumented residents in the United States.