Speaker Jason Ryan
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TV One/CLEO TV
Jason Ryan is a Media Professional with over 2 decades of experience in television and film production. Jason first fell in love with filmmaking when producing and starring in a short film for a high school film study class then later that year as an Intern at BET. He began his television career as producer of the Hampton University television news program, HU On Point, while he studied Broadcast Journalism. Upon graduating from Hampton University, he was hired as the Media Librarian at the cable television network, TV One. A year later, Jason was promoted to Content Management Specialist where he was responsible for managing the Quality Control of TV One programming and was a technical advisor to Production Companies hired by the network for various projects. Jason later joined the TV One Legal department as the Manager of Standards and Practices.
Jason is currently a member of the Original Programming and Production department at TV One and CLEOtv as an Executive Producer in Charge of original scripted and unscripted programs such as Unsung, Uncensored, Cleo Speaks, Just Eats with Chef JJ and various original films among others. Jason also works in development and acquisitions of scripted programming for both networks.
In his free time, Jason is an amateur cartoonist and continues to develop his craft as screenwriter. He has written several scripts including various feature films, television pilots and short films in the genres of science fiction, comedy, animation, action and drama. Jason lives in Maryland with his Wife and massive house plant colletion.
Speaking on: Speed Pitching - National Geographic Channel, TLC, TV One