Ryan Loew is the visual storyteller/producer for PublicSource, a nonprofit digital-first news organization based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ryan previous worked as a freelance video journalist, focused primarily on producing news and documentary stories in the Pittsburgh region and beyond. His work appeared on PBS NewsHour, Education Week, WQED and Keystone Crossroads, among other news organizations.

Prior to that he served as multimedia editor at 90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh’s NPR member station. Before moving to Pittsburgh, Ryan worked as a multimedia producer for The Roanoke Times in Virginia. He began his career as a reporter at the Lansing State Journal in Michigan. The Youngstown, Ohio native studied journalism at Kent State University.

Ryan is interested in how the micro illustrates the macro — how individuals' stories can shed light on complex news stories, social issues and communities — and believes visual journalism plays a powerful role in telling such stories.

You can reach Ryan via email at loewryan@gmail.com. You can contact him directly for commissions and learn more about his work experience here.