Ryan Haas is a news content manager and handles content partnerships at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Prior to his employment with OPB, Ryan worked as editor of The World newspaper in Coos Bay and freelanced on the Southern Oregon coast. He also reported for SKNVibes on the Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, and freelanced throughout northern Florida. Ryan's reporting experience ranges from international government and business to sports and fitness.
He holds a degree in English and rhetoric from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
Ryan lives in the eastern Portland metro area with his veterinarian significant other and the obligatory menagerie that entails.
Water | Land use | Business | History | News | Environment | Nation | Communities | local | WorldOPB | Nov. 24, 2016 9:35 a.m.
While many Oregonians spent the Thanksgiving holiday eating large meals with their families, some drove hundreds of miles to support the Standing Rock Sioux in North Dakota.
A Medford man who made death threats against President Obama and FBI agents pleaded guilty Monday to related charges.
Attorneys for the federal government say allowing a top-ranking leader of the Malheur refuge occupation to rescind his guilty plea could have serious consequences.
We've been flooded with questions since the defendants were acquitted. We've got answers.
Legal experts say implicit bias from the jury likely played a role in the acquittal of Ammon Bundy and six other people charged for taking over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Ammon and Ryan Bundy have been found not guilty of conspiracy. Their five co-defendants Jeff Banta, Shawna Cox, David Fry, Kenneth Medenbach and Neil Wampler have all been found not guilty as well.
Technology | News | Business | local | PoliticsOPB | Oct. 21, 2016 4:50 p.m. | Portland
Coordinated cyberattacks took down many of the internet’s most popular websites Friday. But small business owners in the Northwest say they were affected too.
The Oregon Department of Justice has issued a cease-and-desist order against a man trying to create a “Keep Portland Weird” license plate.
OPB's Amanda Peacher talks to journalist Leah Sottile about the last chance for the prosecution and defense to persuade the jury in the trial of the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
We look back at the week in court and discuss the role of guns at the Malheur occupation and in the courtroom.
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation leader Ammon Bundy briefly took the stand Tuesday in federal court to defend his actions in taking over the refuge.
In this episode of "This Land Is Our Land," we hear about a major revelation in court: the government had an informant embedded with Ammon Bundy and other leaders of the occupation.
On the eve of the beginning of the Malheur trial, charges against one defendant were dropped. In this episode of "This Land Is Our Land," OPB looks at what happened and previews the jury selection process.
OPB speaks with a Portland-based defense attorney, who explains how they go about trying to build a case for defendants when there is a mountain of documented evidence against them.
U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown has ruled what disputed evidence and testimony will be allowed in the trial of Ammon Bundy and others accused of taking over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.