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Ryan S.

Washington, DC, USA

$200 - $500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Reporter / Journalist

  • Documentary DP

  • Video Editor - News

About Ryan

Ryan Schuette is an experienced journalist, documentarian, cartoonist, and social entrepreneur. A former Rotary scholar, he's lived and worked in Uganda and across sub-Saharan Africa as well as Washington, D.C. He's written for Al Jazeera America, DS News, and the Independent Voter Network. He holds a master's degree in journalism and public affairs from American University. Past beats include foreign policy, international aid, housing finance, marijuana law, and the U.S. immigration system. For more about Ryan, visit

Top Projects

  • Does It Pay To Pay Teachers $100,000?

    • Reporter / Journalist

    I covered six-figure teacher pay for National Public Radio.

  • Undocumented: The Story of One Child Migrant from Central America

    • Documentary DP

    This is a short documentary about the tens of thousands of child refugees that have fled gang violence and poverty in Central America for the United States.

  • Over 100 Immigration Activists Arrested in D.C. as Partisanship Paralyzes Congress

    • Reporter / Journalist

    I covered a pro-immigration reform rally and sit-in at the White House. Photography my own.

  • Trafficking Colo. pot riskier as neighboring states crack down on borders

    • Reporter / Journalist

    I investigated claims that authorities are increasing their scrutiny in states neighboring jurisdictions where marijuana is legal.

  • A tale of two immigration politics in Maryland and Virginia

    • Reporter / Journalist

    I covered why politicians on both sides of the aisle suddenly went silent on immigration for the 2014 midterm elections.

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Production Support

  • Documentary DP
  • Reporter / Journalist


  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Ryan's Clients

  • Al Jazeera America
  • American University
  • NPR

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