Hello, I am Ryan Black
Content Creator & Strategist

I am an Indiana native who has planned and produced digital content professionally for nearly ten years. I work with campaigns, causes and businesses to create engaging content, build effective strategies, and lead initiatives focused on bringing change and helping people. Most recently, I served as Campaign Manager and Co-Chair for a US Congressional campaign in Arizona.

Personal Info

  • Ryan Black




  • RyanBlackFilm@gmail.com


Expertise

  • Video Production
  • Content Strategy & SEO
  • Wordpress, HTML & CSS
  • Social Media
  • Graphic & Web Design
  • Political Consulting

Resume

Work Experience

  • HighStyleCreative and RyanTBlack.com
    Freelance Content Creator
    2001 - 2004

    Video production and content strategy for corporate and political clients across the country. Highlights include content strategy for Cabella's, Presidential campaign videos for Bernie Sanders and Larry Lessig, documentary work for AMP1 amputee basketball and Ability 360 adaptive sports center, and creative assistance for branding, logo and print projects for campaigns and nonprofits nationwide.

  • Anita For Arizona, General Election
    Co-Chair, Field & Data Director
    Aug 2018 - Nov 2018

    Managed US Congressional campaign efforts for voter contact and data. Managed team that knocked 35k doors, called 22k phones and wrote 29k postcards. Part of leadership team that developed accurate win number and turnout models outperforming all consultant models and predictions. Earned highest voter turnout in AZ.

  • Anita For Arizona, Primary Election
    Campaign Manager
    Nov 2017 - Aug 2018

    Managed US Congressional Primary campaign in AZ06 for Anita Malik. Led initiatives for strategy, content, endorsements, field and voter outreach programs. Won by 5% despite being outspent 4:1.

  • Levitate Strategic Communications
    Digital Lead
    Dec 2016 - Nov 2017

    Managed digital content initiatives including video, analytics, blogs, the production of social media and web content and more.

  • Clearvoice
    Content Strategist
    May 2016 - Nov 2017

    Developed digital content marketing initiatives including articles, infographics and videos. Used creative digital tools to spark ideas and propose original content en masse that satisfied client SEO needs. Developed content for both on- and off-page initiatives.

  • Clearvoice
    Junior Digital PR Specialist
    May 2016 - Nov 2017

    Built & maintained relationships with blogs and strategically pitched content for clients. Managed content pipelines and worked with editors to ensure content met publisher needs.

  • Fox Frame Productions
    Cinematographer, Video Editor
    May 2013 - June 2015

    Produced videos for Pepsi, HP, TEDx, Eddelman PR and more. Director of Photography and Assistant Director for feature documentary "One Day in April" which was selected to the Indianapolis and Cinequest Film Festivals and was voted "Best of the Fest" at the Heartland Film Festival.

  • Alison For Kentucky
    Lead Digital Video Producer
    June 2014 - November 2014

    Developed, planned and produced 45 videos for Alison Grime's Senate campaign. Developed graphics and campaign email content. Worked closely with candidate and leadership.

Education

  • Indiana University
    2009 - 2013

    Double majored in Communications & Culture and Telecommunications with an emphasis in video production. Member of Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honors Society.

  • University of Amsterdam
    2011

    Studied social policy during a semester abroad, focusing on city planning and the civic management of taboo topics like sex work and drug decriminalization.

Skills

  • Cinematography 85%

  • Video Editing 90%

  • Content Strategy and SEO 95%

  • Wordpress and HTML/CSS 80%

  • Social Media Management 86%

  • Graphic Design 73%

Writing Samples

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