Senior Video Editor
Ryan Tiedgen is Straight Arrow’s senior video editor. As one of the company’s first content producers, he helped develop the overall look and feel for the site’s video components. Previously, Ryan’s career anchored him in Los Angeles. And, for 15 years, he worked at various television outlets. At NBC, he primarily worked on entertainment specials like the New Year’s Eve Special, the Red Nose Day fundraiser and Miss America 2.0. Ryan also produced and edited docu-series at National Geographic including Valley of the Boom. He is most passionate about his work involving the First Amendment, economics, and human behavior.
Ryan earned a Bachelor’s in Journalism from the University of Nebraska which is where he was born and raised. Ryan played baseball as a child and throughout high school. The love of the game never faded; he has spent the past ten years playing in adult baseball leagues. Off the field, Ryan enjoys stand-up comedy, writing, and jumping off large rocks into water.