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.
Business | Politics | local | Technology | NewsOPB | 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.
Malheur refuge occupier Ryan Bundy is calling on Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to testify at his criminal trial in September. Counsel for the governor say she should be exempt.
U.S. District Court Judge Robert E. Jones revealed Friday that Ammon Bundy and other Malheur refuge occupiers received "special accommodations" after complaining about jail conditions.
Federal prosecutors say they plan to challenge First and Second Amendment rights as a defense for the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation.
Malheur refuge occupier Ryan Bundy filed a flurry of court documents Thursday, declaring himself an "idiot of the 'Legal Society'" who is "incompetent" and not subject to federal law.
The Oregon DEQ is requiring Bullseye Glass in southeast Portland to clean its exhaust stacks after finding continually elevated levels of hexavalent chromium in the area.
Federal prosecutors said Monday that Ryan Bundy tore his bed sheets and braided them together into 12–15 feet of rope in an attempt to escape Multnomah County Jail.
Defense attorneys for occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge argue in court documents that the government violated the Fourth Amendment by seizing Facebook data.
A woman who works in Portland has sued Bullseye Glass, alleging the art glass maker directly caused her terminal lung cancer.
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith put chief operating officer Tony Magliano and environmental manager Andy Fridley on leave Thursday.