News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

St. Mary’s City, MD- St. Mary’s College of Maryland is pleased to announce that Erin Ryan, host of Crooked Media’s Hysteria podcast, a writer for “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” and a contributor to The Daily Beast will be the College’s 2019 Commencement speaker. The Commencement ceremony will be held on the College’s Townhouse Green on Saturday, May 11, starting at 10 a.m.

A native of Frederic, Wisconsin, Ryan’s written work has appeared in several publications including The New York Times, Playboy, Runner’s World, and Jezebel.

In 2018, her work for The Daily Beast won a New York Press Club award for humor writing. Ryan has co-hosted the podcasts “Pod Save America” and “Lovett or Leave It,” in addition to appearing on “Keep It!” She’s appeared as a guest speaker on HLN, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, and the BBC.

Ryan has written for the last two seasons of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” VH1’s “Best Week Ever,” and a forthcoming comedy project from Apple TV.

Currently residing in Los Angeles with her 14-year-old cat, Ryan enjoys hiking, reading, cooking, yoga, spending time with her boyfriend and step-dog, and writing speaker bios in the third person.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...