Ryan Johnston

Ryan Johnston

Staff Reporter

Ryan Johnston is a staff writer for StateScoop and EdScoop, where he writes about city and community efforts to expand technology access and utilize public data.

Johnston graduated from Wake Forest University in December 2017 with a major in communications and a minor in journalism and Latin American studies. He interned with Scoop News Group as an undergraduate, and returned for a year-long editorial fellowship in January 2018.
Johnston is a Vermont native and an avid golfer and soccer player, and resides in Washington, D.C.

Digital Services

North Dakota hires new chief customer success officer

by Ryan Johnston • 2 days ago

Amundson, a former director of a health software company, will be tasked with integrating technology into the state’s business procedures.

Digital Services

Alabama launches statewide credential registry

by Ryan Johnston • 3 days ago

Alabama launched a statewide credential registry to allow employers and schools to verify the value of different certifications in the state.

Modernization

North Carolina is preparing for a $1 billion broadband push

by Ryan Johnston • 3 days ago

Officials said to allocate the funding effectively, they'll need more-accurate data.

City

MiamiCoin creator says 'every startup city' will get a coin within two years

by Ryan Johnston • 5 days ago

CityCoins founder Patrick Stanley said he's planning to expand to new locations.

City

Connectivity is still the 'building block' for IT modernization

by Ryan Johnston • 5 days ago

Local IT officials said that without basic internet connectivity, efforts to modernize fancy new technologies won't realize their full benefit.

City

Austin, Texas' public pools now have an app

by Ryan Johnston • 6 days ago

Visitors can now purchase tickets from the city's 45 pools, springs and aquatic centers.

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