Ryan Dean came to 5 On Your Side in April 2008 and reported weekday mornings on Today in St. Louis for a decade before moving to the Storytelling Team. He now focuses on telling in-depth stories about the people who make St. Louis special.
He grew up in upstate New York, studied communications at the University of Miami and worked in Syracuse, New York before moving to St. Louis.
Ryan is married to Dana Dean who reports for Show Me St. Louis. They have a son named Jack.