Ryan Finkelstein has written extensively on many sports media platforms, with his works reaching over 5 million views. Ryan's main expertise is baseball and he hosts the only daily podcast covering the New York Mets, as part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Ryan also works as a freelance writer producing SEO-driven content for websites and is proficient in writing according to the Associated Press Stylebook. Ryan is a punctual writer, that is extremely adept at producing quality content on short deadlines.
Locked On Podcast Network - March 2019 to Present
Host and Producer of Locked On Mets
Host daily podcast on the New York Mets.
Produce the show using audacity and upload through the megaphone platform.
Promote the show via social media, engaging with my audience to generate more listeners.
Metsmerized – September 2015 to Present
Began as a writer and continue to write articles about the New York Mets.
Freedom to be vocal on opinions and articulate them through extensive research.
Interact with other Mets fans on one of the most engaging comment sections in all of baseball media coverage.
Took over as an associate editor in March of 2020.
SLiC Sports - February 2019 to Present
Produce daily content for SLiC on a variety of sports.
Write articles with social media integration to appeal to the modern day sports fan.
Edit and publish articles
Fanatics – April 2018 to Present
Produce buying guidelines on Fanatics’ autographed memorabilia for sportmemorabilia.com and hollywoodmemorabilia.com.
SEO-driven content to generate views on product lines, with language to help sell merchandise.
The Cardinal Nation – April 2018 to October 2018
Palm Beach Cardinals Reporter
Attended Palm Beach Cardinals games to gather first-person insight and to speak with players and coaches.
Wrote extensive weekly reports that included game summaries, player analysis and commentary for the entire 23-week season.
Contributed feature articles for the website such as player interviews.
Analyzed statistics through research and baseball expertise to produce easy-to-follow content for baseball fans.
Completed post-season summary, as well as articles to award the best player and pitcher of the 2018 Palm Beach Cardinals season.
12UP - December 2017 to December 2018
Integrate social media throughout each article.
Back up sports opinions with extensive research.
Creating content with a focus on SEO to drive traffic to the website.
Achieved over one million views of my articles in less than 10 weeks.
Rotelli Pizza & Pasta - October 2015 to May 2020
September 2013 to June 2014
Head Delivery Driver
Prep food for the kitchen.
Manage and set up catering orders.
Train all new drivers.
2017 to 2019
Florida Atlantic University
Bachelors of Arts
2015 to 2016
Florida Gulf Coast University
Associate of Arts