Keith Ryan Cartwright

Keith Ryan Cartwright



  • B.S., Mass Communication 2001


  • 2014 – Education writer at Rutherford County Schools
  • 2008 – 2014 – Senior Writer / Editorial Director, Professional Bull Riders, Inc.
  • Work has appeared in The Tennessean, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,, Country Weekly and Cowboys & Indians.
  • Author, “The Official Guide to the Toughest Sport on Earth,” about his eight years of writing about Professional Bull Riding and western culture
  • Interviewed former President Jimmy Carter, members of The Doors, Guns N Roses, Kevin Costner, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Wayne Gretzky, John Elway and Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson.
  • 2017 – Masters degree, Harvard University extension school

Inducted: 2013 | School of Journalism