Investigative/data reporter at The Kansas City Star @kcstar. Allergic to newspaper ink. Semicolon hater. Traveler. kryan@kcstar.com

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Biography

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

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.