Ripley and Schneider


Two former Manchester High School television reporters, who once anchored the school news together, are front and center at mid-week as top reporters for CNN.

Will Ripley is reporting from China on the nuclear war of the words between the United States and North Korea. Over the past several years he has developed into one of the network’s top foreign correspondents.

Meanwhile, his former classmate, Jessica Schneider broke news Wednesday morning about an FBI raid on the home of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, a native of New Britain.

Schneidner, a UConn Law graduate was recently promoted to CNN justice correspondent.