Riley Armant is a native of Augusta. She received her bachelor's degree from Clark Atlanta University and her master's degree from the University of Georgia. Some of her hobbies include watching anime, listening to music and spending time with her dog. She also enjoys trying new restaurants and dancing. She interned at WBJF News Channel 6 in Augusta, which is also where she found her roots in journalism. Two women that inspired her to pursue this career are Deaiddra Griffin and Jovita Moore.