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Nov. 2021: Ryan VanHorne is no longer with CTV Atlantic.
Ryan Van Horne is a digital co-ordinator at CTV Atlantic in Halifax.
Ryan was born in Ontario, grew up in Quebec, but has been a Maritimer for 33 years.
After graduating from Saint Mary's University with a degree in political science, Ryan worked at The Daily News in Halifax for 18 years as a reporter, photographer, columnist, and editor. He was part of the team that won an Atlantic Journalism Award for spot news coverage of the Westray mine explosion.
Ryan worked in news, business and sports while at the paper and continued to cover a wide range of topics as a freelance journalist for six years.
During that time he also wrote four plays, which have been performed in theatre festivals across Nova Scotia, and directed two documentary films.
Ryan is a generalist with CTV Atlantic and has been part of team coverage of events such as the Saint John refinery fire and COVID-19 in New Brunswick.
An avid hiker, Ryan also enjoys whale-watching and the many beautiful beaches of the Maritimes. Like many Canadians, he's also been known to watch the odd hockey game.
He speaks English and French.