Ryan Van Bibber

Ryan Van Bibber

location-pin Santa Fe, NM

Expertise: Sustainability, painting, landscaping, home maintenace

Ryan Van Bibber

  • Edited award-winning features for national publications
  • Created the Family Handyman Approved product testing initiative

Experience

Ryan Van Bibber, the executive editor for Family Handyman, is a career journalist with more than two decades of experience in the industry. He's been DIY'ing since he was a kid, learning from his father who was a carpenter and general contractor. Ryan has a natural curiousity to learn how things work and how to make them work better. That spirit has guided his career his own DIY journey as a homeowner. He specializes in the areas of painting, sustainability, and basic home maintenance. Through his career, Ryan covered the NFL for more than a decade, edited award-winning features, worked as a senior editor at Outside magazine as well as writing and editing buying guides and product reviews for national publications.

Education

University of Wyoming, B.S. History; Missouri State University, Media & Communication Masters Program

Family Handyman Editorial Policies


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Articles

10 Handy Gardening Tips for Busy People

Love to garden but short on time? Here are some tips that will help you plant, water and weed more efficiently.

7 Tips for Hanging Drywall Like a Pro

Follow these tricks for a faster, trouble-free installation.

How Do You Fit Five Cars into a Three-Car Garage?

Innovative two-tier car parking, special ventilation, super organization and diamond-plate d├ęcor make this garage a miracle of organization.