S R I J A N S E N
S K I L L S
Academic research; persuasive communication; media
writing: print, online, broadcast, public relations, and advertising. Trained in video & photojournalism, sound editing, and social media outreach.
E D U C A T I O N
M.A Media studies August 2018 University of
I study topics in media sociology. Broadly, the focus of my research is around public perception of
political institutions as shaped by mass media.
B.A Journalism; Minor: Sociology May 2015 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Relevant Classes: Advanced Integrated Reporting,
Seminar in Global Media, Seminar in Politics and
Media, Integrated Reporting, Laws of Mass
Communication, News Writing and Technology and
Long Form Investigate Crime Narrative.
High school diploma May 2009 Delhi Public School, India
E X P E R I E N C E
Teaching Assistant University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Classes taught in advertising and gender and
Reporter The Milwaukee Courier Jun 2014-May 2015 Covered local news; wrote op-eds and occasionally
reported on national events for this weekly newspaper focused on the African-American population in the
Greater Milwaukee Area.
A W A R D S
• Milwaukee Press Club
• Milwaukee Press Club award
for Best Collegiate Broadcast
Program or Special (Bronze;
• Stritch International
• Sierra Transfer Scholarship
President Minority Media Association Jun 2013-May 2015
A campus club where I served as president and host to prominent members of the local community who would be invited to discuss pressing issues of regional and national significance.
Intern reporter Urban Milwaukee Jan 2014-Jun 2014 A brief internship where I learned about grassroots political reporting and research.
Staff writer Media Milwaukee Aug 2013-May 2015 At UW-Milwaukee, selected class project was featured on this digital media website dedicated to showcasing student work.
Staff writer UWM Post Jan 2012-May 2015
UW-Milwaukee’s official campus newspaper where I
involved as a news reporter and occasionally wrote editorial columns.
Writer Wolfprint Online Aug 2010-Dec 2011
I covered events for the digital news site of Cardinal Stritch University for my first three semesters of college. 2
V O L U N T E E R
E X P E R I E N C E
River Revitalization Foundation,
Milwaukee - 2014
Alliance for the Great Lakes,
Milwaukee – 2012
Repairers of the Breach, Milwaukee-
St. Bens Soup Kitchen, Milwaukee-2010