Natalia Ryzak joined the 12 News team in September of 2020 as a multimedia journalist. A recent graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Natalia received a master’s degree there in Journalism. Prior to Columbia, Natalia studied broadcast journalism at the University of Miami where she graduated in 2019 with a minor in strategic communication. Natalia was involved with different on air opportunities at during both her graduate and undergraduate years, but her favorite was hosting an entertainment news segment called “Celeb Tea” at the University of Miami’s lifestyle show, “Pulse.”
Natalia is a first generation American and a born and raised New Yorker. (Fun fact her first language was Polish!) Having grown up in Manhattan, Natalia always loves to be doing activities, exploring new areas, traveling, and trying new foods. While she remains a city girl at heart, she is excited to be in Broome County and learning more about the community in the Southern Tier. Natalia also loves all things entertainment and keeping up with the latest pop culture trends.
Have a story idea? You can email Natalia at firstname.lastname@example.org