7 News investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan was one of twelve broadcasters inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame in the 8th annual luncheon held today in Boston.
Hank has been with WHDH since 1982. She's recovered millions of dollars for scammed consumers, saved dozens of homes from foreclosure, sent wrong-doers to prison and forced state officials to resign. She is widely regarded as one of the most hard-hitting, informative investigative reporters in the region, having won numerous awards for her work. Her leading-edge consumer and investigative reports, "Hank Investigates," have become not only widely acclaimed, but also viewers' favorites.
Hank is a highly prized reporter with more than 50 prestigious awards from news organizations all over the world, including 26 Emmy awards.
Before joining 7NEWS in 1982, Hank was a reporter and anchor at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia, she also worked at WTHR-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana and on Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant to a subcommittee of the US Senate Judiciary Committee. Hank also covered Washington D.C. as an editorial assistant at Rolling Stone Magaine.
-- from newenglandone.com