Investigative reporter at The Kansas City Star @kcstar obsessed with 📊📈 Allergic to newspaper ink. Tips? kryan@kcstar.com or Signal: 7855062122 #FOIA #opengov

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City government/health reporter for The Wichita Eagle also writing on health care.

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@kelsey_ryan — 2,248 followers, 8,032 tweets

Nov 16, 2017

RT @KCStar: Lawmakers call for major reform in Kansas after Star series on state’s culture of secrecy  http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article184661423.html 

Nov 16, 2017

Caregivers of disabled left in dark under KanCare, Kansas’ private healthcare system, @andymarso reports https://t.co/0DaqfiTta8 #ksleg @KCStar https://t.co/NeNNmiw9E1

Nov 15, 2017

RT @nytimes: Breaking News: The Koch brothers are said to be backing a deal for Meredith to buy Time Inc.  http://nyti.ms/2AJRkEB 

Nov 15, 2017

RT @jsmithhopkins: Pro tip for agencies: If a reporter (or any member of the public) asks you for a public document and your response…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started at The Joplin Globe the day after a tornado destroyed about one-third of the city.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Unfortunately, no. But I have some as home decor.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email, with the specific local angle in the subject line.