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Kelsey Ryan

Founder And Publisher
The Beacon

Kelsey Ryan is founder and publisher of The Beacon, a nonprofit news network with newsrooms in Kansas City and Wichita. She started out at The Joplin Globe covering the aftermath of an EF-5 tornado. She’s worked at The Wichita Eagle and later The Kansas City Star on the investigative team that was a 2018 Pulitzer finalist in Public Service. She’s a former manager at LION Publishers and launched The Beacon in March 2020.

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Events featuring Kelsey Ryan
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