Ryan Knutson is the co-host of The Journal. Beforehand, he spent greater than 4 years within the newsroom protecting the wi-fi trade, and was accountable for a string of scoops together with Verizon’s $130 billion buyout of Vodafone’s stake of their three way partnership, Dash and T-Cellular’s by no means ending courtship and a hack of the 911 emergency system that unfold virally on Twitter. He was additionally a daily creator of A-heds, together with one about millennials discovering TV antennas. Beforehand, he reported for ProPublica, PBS Frontline and OPB, the NPR affiliate station in Portland, Ore. He grew up in Beaverton, Ore. and graduated from the College of Oregon.