Ryan is able to research and write about a wide variety of topics, but his specialties include technology, the video game industry, film, television, consumer electronics, pop culture, subculture and niche interests. He has written thousands of articles including standard news coverage, blog posts, interviews, product reviews, how-to guides and lists for a variety of outlets.
When he isn't writing, Ryan enjoys spending time with friends, especially if that time is spent at a movie theater or gathered around a tabletop game. He loves to read, write fiction and has a passion for playing video games and keeping up to date on the industry that makes them.
While attending Northern Arizona University, courses focused on reporting, editing, communication analysis, theory, law and ethics. Ryan also worked for the student-run weekly newspaper where he served as a lifestyle reporter before going on to become the section's editor and, eventually, editor-in-chief.
Ryan's entertainment writing has largely focused on the video game industry, producing dozens of articles per month on that topic alone for the past decade. From general news coverage to industry interviews, trade show coverage, reviews and beyond, he's done it all. Ryan is also well versed in many other facets of entertainment, having written articles and blog posts covering film, television, music, literature, pop culture and more.
Ryan loves electronics and enjoys making complex gadgets less intimidating for newcomers by writing in a friendly, conversational tone. He's reported on industry trends, offered insight through tech columns and has written many how-to guides, buyer's guides, product reviews, etc.
Ryan has written for print and online audiences for more than a decade, including ongoing work as a professional journalist/editor for a weekly community newspaper and a long-running stint covering daily news for a major entertainment website's video game section. Articles typically range from 500 to 2,000 words and cover a wide variety of topics.