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columnist

Joan Ryan, columnist.

Background

Ryan, Joan was born on September 20, 1959.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism with honors, University Florida, 1981.

Career

Copy editor Orlando (Florida) Sentinel, 1981-1982, copy editor sports, 1982-1983, sports writer, 1983-1985. Sports columnist San Francisco Examiner, 1985—2000. Columnist San Francisco Chronicle, 2000—2006, features writer, since 2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making & Breaking of Elite Gymnasts & Figure Skaters. Co-author: Shooting from the Outside: How a Coach & her Olympic Team Transformed Women's Basketball.

Connections

Married Barry Tompkins.

spouse:
Barry Tompkins