Hank Phillippi Ryan
American Guest of Honor
Hank Phillippi Ryan is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's NBC affiliate. She's won 34 EMMYs, 14 Edward R. Murrow awards and dozens of other honors for her groundbreaking journalism. A bestselling author of eleven mystery novels, Ryan has won multiple prestigious awards for her crime fiction: five Agathas, the Anthony, Daphne, Macavity, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. National reviews have called her a "master at crafting suspenseful mysteries" and "a superb and gifted storyteller." Her newest thriller is THE MURDER LIST.