Multimedia journalist, Fostering Media Connections
Ryann Blackshere is a multimedia journalist for Fostering Media Connections in San Francisco. She served as a White House Intern in the Office of the First Lady and was able to advance Mrs. Obama's first official trip to South Africa. Ryann graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in May 2010 and from Stanford University in 2009 with degrees in Communication and Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity. She has reported for Patch.com and interned at People magazine, O: The Oprah Magazine and "Good Morning America."