Ryan Canaday was originally born in Riverside, California, before he moved to Henderson, Nevada at age 7. He grew up in Henderson, where he attended Green Valley High School. Graduating high school with high honors, Ryan went on to continue his education at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Pursuing a career in broadcast journalism, Ryan earned his bachelor's degree in journalism in May 2014. One month after graduation, Ryan landed a part-time job at KTVN.

Since then, Ryan has continually moved up the ranks. He's served the role as full-time weekend video journalist, a weekday general assignment reporter and is now the weekend anchor/reporter. Ryan is also a part of the Friday night team covering high school sports.

Becoming an anchor for KTVN has helped fulfill a longtime dream of his. Since the time he was a young boy, Ryan knew he wanted to be on the news. Now that he has earned his opportunity to show people the work he can do, he only intends to move forward in his career.

Being the oldest of four siblings, Ryan is not only a big brother but also a father-like figure as well.  He enjoys spending his quality time with his wife Jenna, being outdoors at Lake Tahoe and playing sports with friends. His heroes are his mother, father and grandparents.
 
To contact Ryan, email him at rcanaday@ktvn.com or "like" KTVN Ryan Canaday on Facebook.