Ryan Delaney

WRVO/Central New York reporter for the Innovation Trail

Originally from Burlington, Vermont, Ryan has worked for Northeast Public Radio in Albany, The Allegheny Front in Pittsburgh, and WAER in Syracuse, where his work was honored by the Syracuse Press Club. His reporting has also aired on New Hampshire Public Radio and Vermont Public Radio.

Ryan has a degree in broadcast journalism and international relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and Maxwell School at Syracuse University.

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Since 2004, upstate New York has taken 90 percent of all refugee resettlements in the state. This is the first part of the Innovation Trail reporting series looking at how upstate New York's refugee population is influencing the region's economy.

Hopefuls line up for Obama tickets

Aug 20, 2013
Ashley Hirtzel/WBFO News

People eager to see a sitting president speak in their own backyard are lining up outside Alumni Arena at the University at Buffalo for tickets to see President Barack Obama on Thursday. 

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The steaks stacked in the coolers of butcher shops in New York may be marketed as local, but just what that label means varies widely.

In three years, the federal government is expected to open the skies for the civilian use of drones. But before that, the Federal Aviation Administration will set up six drone test sites around the country. Stiff competition to get one of the sites is anticipated — driven by hopes of attracting thousands of new jobs.