April Ryan has been a White House correspondent for the American Urban Radio Networks since the Clinton administration. In addition, she can be seen almost daily as a political analyst for CNN. She has been featured in Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Elle magazines as well as the New York Times, Washington Post and Politico, to name a few, and has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Anderson Cooper 360, Hardball, Meet the Press and many other television news programs. In 2017, the National Association of Black Journalists named her the “Journalist of the Year.”
John Popper is a founding member of Blues Traveler, serving as the band’s frontman with lead vocals and harmonica. They are known for such hits as “Run Around,” “Hook,” “But Anyway” and “The Mountains Win Again.” Other current band members are Chan Kinchla, Tad Kinchla, Ben Wilson and Brendan Hill. Bobby Sheehan, a co-founder of Blues Traveler, passed away in 1999.