Ryan Spitza joined The Forum in December 2021 as a sports reporter. He grew up in Marquette, Mich., a city of 20,000 on the southern shore of Lake Superior. He majored in multimedia journalism and minored in public relations at Northern Michigan University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in May 2019.
Spitza began his journalism career as a sophomore at NMU when he landed a summer sports writing internship with The Mining Journal, Marquette's daily newspaper. After the internship, he was hired into a part-time sports reporting role, and eventually transitioned into a full-time news reporter.
Spitza can be reached at 701-451-5613 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @ryspitza.