Ryan Basen

Proposal writer, Business development

A former journalist and ghostwriter, Ryan has been recognized for his print, digital and radio work by the Associated Press Sports Editors, Radio Television Digital News Association and National Institute for Healthcare Management. He holds a master’s in journalism from the University of Maryland and bachelor’s from Washington University (St. Louis). He especially enjoys working with colleagues to strategize about and shape Subject Matter’s proposals and blog posts.

  • Washington native who returned after working as a newspaper reporter in Charlotte and Roanoke for several years.
  • Avid yogi (especially power and hot) who used to play pickup basketball (until his back had enough) and has coached multiple youth sports
  • Member of Subject Matter's unofficial "Recovering Journalists Club."
  • Member of the DC Writers’ Salon.
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