Possessing an inquisitive and earnest disposition by nature, Ryan White has cultivated his ability to put people at ease and help them open up to telling their most important stories through audio, video and photography. An interviewer for over 15 years, Ryan started out in radio as an independent producer for public radio and has a Masters in Oral History from Columbia University. Making photos has always been a passion and a means to connect with people. Ryan's latest endeavor Narrative Alchemy is a nonprofit organization which helps other nonprofits share their stories.
Ryan also has extensive experience in project management. As the owner of Memory and Meaning, an audio/photo/video story production company, he has had the opportunity to create authentic and powerful content for nonprofit organizations, schools, small businesses and corporations. Prior to working with stories, he was a carpenter for nearly a decade.
Ryan lives in Portland, OR with his wife and two children.