Blog Archives

Keep Rolling On

As we head into the summer – despite the temperature telling us its late fall – it’s a good time to update my comings and goings. Over the past few months, I’ve had a number of great stories hit the

Posted in Content Strategy, Leadership, Public Relations, Writing Tagged with: , , , ,

College Basketball Tournament’s Most Important Piece of Paper: A Lesson in Content

It’s tournament time! With the college basketball season winding down, and the tournament starting today, it’s time for millions to sit and watch upset-after-upset-after-thrilling moment-after-agonizing defeat. As an avid college basketball fan, it’s easy to understand why I love this

Posted in Content Strategy, New Media Tagged with: , , , , ,

Content Development In Yoga?

One thing I enjoy once or twice a week is yoga. I’m trying to build my flexibility – not easy for  someone who was told by a doctor in seventh grade that he was the least flexible person the doctor

Posted in Content Strategy, New Media Tagged with: , , , , ,

Content Development Lessons From Doctor Who?

A little secret about me is that I love science-fiction. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is one of my favorite books, Kurt Vonnegut is one of my favorite authors, and my dog’s name is Wookie… enough said. So when I’m looking

Posted in Content Strategy, New Media Tagged with: , , , ,

Connect With Me


Touts

"I've worked with Ryan every day for over a year on a highly demanding daily newsletter. His consistency, reliability, and overall work ethic are magnificent." -- Geoff Colvin, author and senior editor-at-large at Fortune Magazine

"Ryan Derousseau is a rare talent -- He is an organized project manager as well as a detail-oriented editor and creative journalist/writer. Ryan has worked on multiple projects for Masthead Media Company and we trust him with some very large clients. Ryan is always up for a challenge and when he's presented with new tasks he takes them on with enthusiasm. And, in addition to being such a dedicated worker, Ryan is kind and fun to work with. Working with Ryan has been a treat and we look forward to many more projects together!" -- Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich, Managing Partner, Masthead Media Company

"Ryan Derousseau is a pro. He always meets deadlines and delivers clean, sharp copy while adhering to the highest journalistic standards. He gets up to speed quickly on complicated topics and has a knack for grasping the essence of a subject. He's then able to distill that into stories that are easy to understand whether you're familiar with the topic or not. I would highly recommend him to any publication looking for a smart writer with a positive attitude who is a breeze to work with." -- Paul Lim, Assistant Managing Editor, Money Magazine

"I had the pleasure of working with Ryan on several different projects while I was an editor at Fortune. He is a talented, reliable, and versatile writer and researcher. He is a pleasure to work with, and on more than one occasion he jumped in and helped Fortune with last-minute projects, delivering consistently high quality work under tight deadlines." -- Scott Olster, former editor at Fortune.com and current head of editorial at LRN

"I've worked with Ryan on several client projects where he's reported on everything from financial startups to security and tech trends. He's a clever, thoughtful reporter who's adept at finding a compelling way into a story — both on deadline and for longer lead projects." -- Derek Korte, senior editor at Original9 Media

Subscribe to the Blog!

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.