Ryan Henriksen is a freelance photojournalist and the Multimedia Specialist at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He studied photojournalism at Brooks Institute, where he received his Associate's degree, and at Ohio University, where he received his Bachelor's degree. He is currently in graduate school to receive his Masters in Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
While attending Ohio University, Henriksen was named the 64th College Photographer of the Year by the Missouri School of Journalism. He has also been recognized by the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, the Hearst Journalism Awards Program, the Alexia Foundation, SportsShooter.com, Missouri APME, the National Press Photographers Association, Nebraska AIGA, and the CASE awards program for higher education.
He has worked for National Geographic Magazine, The Virginian-Pilot, The Dallas Morning News, the Columbia Daily Tribune and has been published by The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, M le Magazine du Monde, Education Week, AARP Bulletin, The Denver Post, 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.