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Ryan Biek

Digital Content Producer

Fleeing Minnesota winters, Ryan attended the University of Missouri to study psychology and economics — that is when he wasn't too busy playing lacrosse. He didn't consider pursuing journalism until he picked it up at a summer job. Since then, he's covered a wide range of topics, including politics, neurodegeneration, food and wine and the occasional cat video. When Ryan isn't writing for Newsy, he's trying to stay out of trouble by shooting pool and playing sand volleyball with his buddies and creating food blogs.

  Recent Work
Footage from a past Alaska Airlines flight that caught a solar eclipse.
Alaska AirlinesBusiness

One Airline Will Let A Lucky Few Watch The Solar Eclipse From The Sky

Brazilian President Michel Temer.
Getty ImagesWorld

Brazil's President Is Charged With Corruption, Accepting Bribes

Firefighters examine Grenfell Tower after the fire
Getty ImagesWorld

Cladding Used In Grenfell Tower Will No Longer Be Sold For High-Rises

President George W. Bush hosting a Ramadan dinner in 2001.
Getty ImagesPolitics

Ramadan Has Ended, And For The White House, So Has A 20-Year Tradition

Volunteers work to help victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.
Getty ImagesWorld

Thousands Evacuated In London As More Buildings Fail Safety Tests

Ron Howard.
Getty ImagesEntertainment

The New Director For The Han Solo Spinoff Has A History With Lucasfilm

The Milky Way Galaxy and a newly discovered dead galaxy.
NASA, ESA, and Z. Levy (STScI)Sci/Health

The Discovery Of A Flat, Dead Galaxy Is Changing NASA's Outlook

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles in front of Parliament.
Getty ImagesWorld

Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

A man shoot heroin in a park in the South Bronx.
Getty ImagesPolitics

Why Some Researchers Want The Trump Team To Rethink The War On Drugs

Canada's new commemorative $2 coin
Royal Canadian MintWorld

Canadian Money Just Got So Much Cooler

Washington Redskins players entering the field.
Getty ImagesSports

The Washington Redskins Just Got Legal Help From A Rock Band

A memorial for a shooting victim.
Getty ImagesU.S.

Study Looks Into Child Gun Deaths –– An American Health Crisis

A tank taking part in military drills in Poland.
U.S. ArmyWorld

What Is The Suwalki Gap – And Why Is NATO Worried About It?

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Getty ImagesWorld

Putin Says Sanctions Would 'Harm' Relations, But He's Not Worried Yet

Louisville men's head basketball coach Rick Pitino alongside a player.
Getty ImagesSports

NCAA Suspends Louisville Head Coach For Not Knowing About Sex Scandal

Actress Rebel Wilson leaving the Victorian Supreme Court.
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Rebel Wilson Wins Court Battle Over 'False' Magazine Articles

A model of a Russian soccer stadium sits in front of the construction site.
Getty ImagesSports

Report Finds 17 Workers Have Died Building Russian Soccer Stadiums

President Donald Trump sits in on a meeting.
Getty ImagesPolitics

Nearly 200 Democrats Are Suing The President

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal.
Getty ImagesSports

The World's Highest-Paid Athlete Was Just Charged With Tax Evasion

A satellite image of turquoise swirls in the Black Sea.
Norman Kuring, NASASci/Health

Why Turquoise Swirls Have Taken Over The Black Sea

French President Emmanuel Macron in front of supporters.
Getty ImagesWorld

A New Political Party Could Be Taking Over French Politics

Barron Trump, first lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump arriving at the White House.
Getty ImagesPolitics

Melania And Barron Trump Now Call The White House 'Home'

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley
Getty ImagesWorld

The US Is Pushing For Big Changes In The UN's Human Rights Council

Bob Dylan playing guitar on stage.
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Bob Dylan Gives A Last-Minute Nobel Lecture To Make $900,000

An image from NASA of a mysterious hole on Mars' surface.
NASA / JPL-Caltech / University of ArizonaSci/Health

NASA Isn't Quite Sure What Caused This Deep Hole In Mars

Gal Gadot in "Wonder Woman"
Warner Bros. / "Wonder Woman"Entertainment

'Wonder Woman' Takes Heroic Lead In This Weekend's Box Office

London police at Southwark Bridge after a terror attack
Getty ImagesWorld

In Wake Of London Terror Attack, Trump Pushes For Travel Ban

President Donald Trump with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Getty ImagesWorld

Why Trump Isn't Moving The US Embassy In Israel

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Getty ImagesSci/Health

China Is Championing Itself As A Leader In Climate Change

A man listening to music
AmazonWorld

A Song That Can't Be Played On The Radio Is Burning Up The UK Charts