Ryan ZumMallen is a staff writer at Trucks.com, formerly the associate editor at AutoMedia Solutions and managing editor at the Long Beach Post. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and Los Angeles and earned a Bachelor of Arts in print journalism from California State University of Long Beach.

His work has appeared in Road & TrackCar And DriverThe VergeSLAM MagazineAutobytel, The Long Beach Press-Telegram and others.

He lives with his wife and daughter in Long Beach, CA, where he has served on the board of directors for the nonprofit organizations Leadership Long Beach and We Love Long Beach.