About Me


Ryan Mikel is a multimedia journalist from Louisville, KY. He is a rising junior at New York University, where he studies Journalism, English and Cinema Studies.

He currently holds the position of Arts Editor at Washington Square News. He has written for Out Magazine, The NYU English and Drama Review, The Highlighter and Vail Daily.

At WSN, Ryan leads a team of five editors and a dozen writers that generate daily arts-related content, from film and music reviews, artist profiles, community and industry news to staff recommendations.

Recent and ongoing projects include the Arts Issue, the Awards Feature and the Social Media Issue, along with coverage of the South by Southwest Film Festival.