About 

  • Ryan Nobles is a Washington Correspondent for CNN, covering the 2020 race for president with a focus on the campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders.

    Nobles has been with the network since 2014, covering politics, the White House and Capitol Hill. During the 2018 midterms Nobles covered the competitive races for Governor and U.S. Senate in state of Florida, including the lengthy recount process that ultimately decided the winners in both races. Nobles started at CNN as National Correspondent for CNN Newsource, covering the 2016 Presidential election and reporting on major breaking news stories all over the United States. He also serves as a substitute anchor on CNN broadcasts.

    Prior to joining CNN, Nobles served as an anchor and political reporter at WWBT (NBC 12) in Richmond, VA. As a swing-state reporter at NBC12, he had a front-row seat to the presidential elections of 2008 and 2012. Nobles' reporting on leading Virginia political figures has been cited by news organizations around the world. He interviewed former President Barack Obama three different times, reported live from the shocking election night loss of then House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and reported on the historic corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. Nobles, a native of Upstate New York, started his career in journalism at WKTV in Utica. He also worked as an anchor and reporter at WTEN in Albany where he covered the New York State Legislature.

    Nobles has been ranked by The Washington Post as one of the "Best State Based Political Reporters" in 2009 and 2013; and on POLITICO's "50 to Watch" list in 2011. He has won two local Emmy awards and Edward R. Murrow award for breaking news coverage. In 2018 he was part of the inaugural class inducted into the WBSU Hall of Fame, honoring former members of his award winning college radio station.

    Nobles earned his Bachelor's of Science from State University of New York college at Brockport and his Masters of Public Administration from Nelson A. Rockefeller School of Public Affairs and Policy at SUNY Albany.