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Ryan Wismer began his career at PHL17 as an intern from Ithaca College in 2010. After a brief stint on the PHL17 Events Team, Ryan began working in the Creative Services department. Ryan, known to his Creative Services cronies as, "It Started with a Wismer" (from the popular Neon Trees song title), has been invaluable ever since.
Ryan produces features and promos for both the web and television, shooting and editing stills and video. He also chips in on the station social media efforts and has been "this close" to being in a station promo or two.


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    PHOTOS: Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race presented by Subaru

    Merrell Down & Dirty returned to Philly for the fifth consecutive year with a new 21 obstacle military style course at a new location and with a new cause. This year’s race has partnered with Operation Gratitude who’s mission is to lift the morale of service men and women deployed to hostile territories around the world by sending personalized care packages containing food, hygiene products, entertainment items and letters of appreciation. Over $200,000 has been raised for the organization so far […]

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    PHOTOS: 2014 Sixers Dream Team Final Auditions

    What started with close to 200 talented women has been boiled down to the 35 best to compete for their spot on the Philadelphia 76ers 2014-15 Dream Team.  The tryouts started with a group dance to “MMM Yeah” by Austin Mahone and then split into smaller groups of 3 performances to “Problem” by Ariana Grande. Judges included several local radio and TV personalities as well as Marc Summers, the host of Nickelodeon’s “Double Dare.”              SIXERS DREAM TEAM ARCHIVE: […]

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    RAW VIDEO: Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run

    The Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run and Obstacle Course was the first of it’s kind to be devoted solely to women. Dirty Girl now hosts events in 25 cities around the United States for women of all levels of athleticism. Dirty Girl partnered up with Bright Pink, a charity dedicated to help women understand the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of breast and ovarian cancer. Here is some raw footage from the event. More Dirty Girl: PHOTOS: 2014 Dirty Girl 5k Mud […]

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    BONUS PHOTOS: 2014 Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run

    The Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run and Obstacle Course was the first of it’s kind to be devoted solely to women. Dirty Girl now hosts events in 25 cities around the United States for women of all levels of athleticism. Dirty Girl partnered up with Bright Pink, a charity dedicated to help women understand the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of breast and ovarian cancer. Here are some additional photos from Dirty Girl. More Dirty Girl: PHOTOS: 2014 Dirty Girl 5k Mud […]

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    PHOTOS: 2014 Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run

    The Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run and Obstacle Course was the first of it’s kind to be devoted solely to women. Dirty Girl now hosts events in 25 cities around the United States for women of all levels of athleticism. Dirty Girl partnered up with Bright Pink, a charity dedicated to help women understand the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of breast and ovarian cancer. More Dirty Girl: PHOTOS: 2014 Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run BONUS PHOTOS:  2014 Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run […]

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    PHOTOS: The Super Run

    The Super Run is part of a national series of super hero themed events.  Local charities and non-profit organizations such as AACR, Philadoptables and Red Paw join forces with The Super Run to host a fun and family friendly good time.  The morning started with plenty of super photo ops, an obstacle course for the kids to warm up and snacks. The running commenced with a 1K for the kids followed by a 5K for adults.  Check out the photos […]

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    PHOTOS: Saturday at Wizard World Philly 2014

    PHL17  is at Wizard World, the best Comic Con that hits Philly, all weekend!  Check out our best of the best photos starring YOU, the greatest comic fans in the world below. Wizard World Philly Comic Con Archive: PHOTOS: 30 Babes of Wizard World Philly 2014 PHOTOS: Wizard World Philly’s Hunkiest Hunks 2014 PHOTOS: Sunday at Wizard World 2014 PHOTOS: Saturday at Wizard World 2014 PHOTOS: Friday at Wizard World 2014 PHOTOS: Thursday at Wizard World 2014 PHOTOS: Wizard World Launch Party […]

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    PHOTOS: Wizard World Philadelphia Launch Party at XFINITY Live!

    Philadelphia got a sneak peak at this weekend’s Wizard World Comic Con at XFINITY live! in South Philly on Wednesday night. In attendance was Lou Ferrigno (The Hulk), Michael Rooker (Merle Dixon, The Walking Dead ) and Jason David Frank (Tommy Oliver, Power Rangers).  All three actors spent ample time on the red carpet conversing with fans and the media. You can see them yourself at Wizard World all four days (June 19th-22nd) at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Wizard World Philly […]

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    PHOTOS: 2014 Tour de Cure Philadelphia

    American Diabetes Association (ADA)is the nation’s leading non-profit organization fighting against diabetes. The ADA has been fueling innovative research since 1955 through fundraising events such as Tour de Cure. This year’s ride has raised over $300,000 so far which will benefit diabetes research institutions around the country. You can learn more about the ADA on their website here AND there is still time to donate to a rider HERE. Posted by: Ryan Wismer @ryanjwismer

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    PHOTOS: Mummer’s Ride for a Cure

    Every year members of various Mummers clubs gather with their motorcycles for the Mummer’s Ride for a Cure which starts at Sugarhouse Casino and ends at Keenan’s Irish Pub in Wildwood where their is an unlimited buffet and bar. The ride is to support the friends and families of Mummers who have lost loved ones, or have loved ones that are battling cancer.