Ryan Blystone

Ryan Blystone
Phone: (619) 260-4600 ext. 6652
Office: Degheri Alumni Center 332

Assistant Director, Digital Communications and Institutional Marketing

  • BA, California State University, Fullerton; Communications
  • AA, Bakersfield Community College, Journalism

Ryan Blystone covers special interest stories and campus events for the USD News Center as its main contributing reporter. He presides over a twice-a-month News Center newsletter, does photography and video projects and contributes stories to USD Magazine and other publications as needed.

Blystone came to USD in January 2007 following a newspaper career spanning 18 years in the Kern, Los Angeles, Orange County and Santa Barbara counties as a sports editor, reporter, columnist, layout and copy editor. In addition to degrees from Cal State Fullerton and Bakersfield Community College, Blystone completed the USD Professional and Continuing Education's Strategic Online Marketing certificate program in 2014.