Ryan Henriksen is a freelance photojournalist and the Multimedia Specialist at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He received his A.A. in Visual Journalism from Brooks Institute, his B.S. in Photojournalism from Ohio University, and his M.A. in Communication from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
He has been recognized by the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, the Hearst Journalism Awards Program, the Alexia Foundation, the National Press Photographers Association, SportsShooter.com, Missouri APME, Nebraska AIGA, Nebraska ADDYs, and the CASE Awards Program for Higher Education. While attending Ohio University, Henriksen was named the 64th College Photographer of the Year by the Missouri School of Journalism.
He has worked for National Geographic Magazine, The Virginian-Pilot, The Dallas Morning News, the Columbia Daily Tribune and has also been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, M le Magazine du Monde, Reuters, The Globe and Mail, The Daily Telegraph, Education Week, AARP Bulletin, The Denver Post, CHI Hospital, RoadKing Magazine and REMAX.
He has given lectures and conducted workshops around the U.S. and India.
Currently in Omaha, Nebraska available for freelance, corporate, wedding and portrait photography.