Ryan Haas is a news writer at OPB. He works with Northwest News Partnership contributors to share stories with a broad interest from across the region.
Prior to his employment with OPB, Ryan worked as editor of The World newspaper in Coos Bay, Ore. 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 bachelors 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.