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Ryan Loew

Digital Editor

Expertise: Photojournalism, video production, reporting and editing, social media production

Education: Ursuline High School
Kent State University - Bachelor of Science, journalism

Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Highland Square in Akron


Before joining the staff at Ideastream Public Media, Ryan Loew worked as a staff visual storyteller/producer for PublicSource, an award-winning nonprofit news organization that covers critical issues in the Pittsburgh region. Ryan has also 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,” WQED and other news organizations. Prior to PublicSource, Ryan served as multimedia editor at 90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh’s NPR member station, and before moving to Pittsburgh, he worked as a multimedia producer for The Roanoke Times in Virginia. Ryan began his career as a reporter at the Lansing State Journal in Michigan.


  • 2018, 2019 & 2021 - four regional Emmy awards, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Mid-Atlantic Chapter
  • 2019 - AIR Full spectrum audio storytelling workshop
  • National Press Photographers Association member
  • The Video Consortium member

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The mission of Ideastream Public Media is to be a trustworthy and dynamic multimedia source for illuminating the world around us. Our highest priority is providing news and information that is reliable and accurate, that is gathered with integrity and professional care and that is presented with precision and respect for the intelligence of our audiences. We are transparent about how we discover and verify the facts we present and strive to make our decision-making process clear to the public. We disclose relationships, such as with partners or funders, that might appear, but will never, influence our coverage.

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