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


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.


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

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