Ryan Jay is one of America’s most popular nationally syndicated entertainment critics. Based on his website, RyanJayReviews.com, he is featured weekly as resident film critic on The Morning Blend and weekend newscasts on the NBC-TV affiliate in Milwaukee, WI (and previously on the FOX-TV affiliate in Fort Myers, FL). On radio, he can be heard live Friday mornings on FM stations across the country, in addition to recorded weekly movie and TV review segments for Premiere Networks. Ryan is a member of the Critics Choice Association which annually awards excellence in film and television at the Critics Choice Awards; and GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, which annually hosts The Dorian Awards. Passionate about the arts, Ryan has cultivated a career celebrating entertainment and sharing his unique perspective with TV, radio, and social media audiences. He was co-host of Digital Dish, a weekly, live, celebrity gossip show on the TMJ4 News Facebook page and continues to spotlight performers of theatre and the arts on his Ryan Jay Reviews Facebook page. Often on the red carpet at movie premieres and events, he has interviewed many of Hollywood’s A-list celebrities. And every other week he can be found in the pages of Us Weekly magazine as Fashion Police. Inspired since childhood by his favorite film, The Wizard of Oz, Ryan has become an Oz historian, interviewing the casts and creatives of many Oz productions – from stage to screen, producing and emceeing Oz conventions, publishing articles and giving multimedia presentations; all celebrating the legacy of Oz to audiences from around the world. He has appeared at annual Oz festivals in NY, IL and KS, along with universities and theaters and museums. Ryan has worked as a television producer of major pop culture and entertainment programming for networks such as Bravo, Showtime, MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, TLC, and… The Jerry Springer Show.