Bio + Contact

Ryan Henriksen is an experienced creative, strategic, and data-driven Senior Producer and internationally award-winning Documentary Photographer. He is an advocate for equitable and inclusive practices in visual communication that excels in deadline-driven environments through professional strengths in adaptability and proactive thinking.

He has lectured and conducted workshops around the U.S. and India. His work has been exhibited in New York City, India, and China, and has been recognized by the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, the Hearst Journalism Awards Program, the Alexia Foundation, the National Press Photographers Association, Photoville NYC, 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 received an M.A. in Communication from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a B.S. in Photojournalism from Ohio University, and an A.A. in Visual Journalism from Brooks Institute. 

Publications include; Picturing Identity: A Visual Narrative of a Female Nontraditional Student, Visual Communication Quarterly, 26:3, 146-160.

Currently in Seattle, Washington available for freelance, corporate and portrait photography.

Phone: 630.450.0180                                      Email: