About Ryan Pender
Ryan Pender is an executive producer at ITV America, where he’s been a lead creative on History Channel’s Alone for the hit survival competition series’ past eight seasons. Prior to Alone, Pender’s expertise in adventure and documentary-based programming includes series that have premiered on Science Channel, History, National Geographic and Discovery. Before his 10 years at ITV America, Ryan documented life during the Iraq war while embedded with troops; he’s also produced projects for Fuse, Comedy Central and Vice.
Ryan began his career at MTV and VH1 where he spent more than a decade creating content as both a producer and camera operator, accruing experience across all genres of unscripted television, award shows, competition series, music, live events, stage shows, studio shoots and documentaries.