Siobhan Riley is excited to take on the role of Anchor/Reporter at Spectrum News 1 in Raleigh, North Carolina, her home state.
Siobhan knew she wanted to become a journalist from a young age because of her passion for writing. She started her career in radio at 1510 WEAL Gospel when she was in college and interned at CBS News in New York. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina A&T State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication. While there, the department awarded her the title of "Most Outstanding Graduate."
Siobhan spent over seven years in Memphis, Tennessee, where she worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Before that, she worked in congressional offices, radio stations, and newsrooms across the country, winning awards for journalistic excellence.
Siobhan is also the Council of Presidents chairperson for the National Association of Black Journalists and former president of the Memphis Association of Black Journalists.
In her spare time, Siobhan enjoys motivational speaking, reading, traveling, mentoring, and spending time with her family. She is a huge UNC fan. While growing up in North Carolina, her father took her to many ACC tournaments.