Bio
I am a South Asian multimedia journalist based in the American Midwest. I am interested in telling stories that show hope amidst adversity, focusing on the themes of race, social inequity, and the environment. This upcoming summer, I will be working as a multimedia intern at the National Public Radio.

I am pursuing an MA in Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, MO. Before pursuing visual journalism, I earned a master’s degree in environmental sciences and have held internships and volunteer positions in environmental conservation. I am a member of the National Press Photographers Association, Society of Environmental Journalists, and Asian American Journalists Association. 

Journalism Work Experience
Visuals Editor | Columbia Missourian | Fall 2021
Coordinator | College Photographer of the Year | Fall 2021
Staff Photojournalist | Columbia Missourian | Summer 2021
Coordinator | Pictures of the Year International | Spring 2021

Workshops
Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) | Annual Conference | 2022
Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources (IJNR) | 2022
Northern Short Course | 2021 
Summit Workshops | The Art of Photo Editing | 2021
Kalish Workshop | Online Storytelling with MediaStorm | 2021
Summit Workshops | Research for Science, Culture, and History Stories | 2021


Scholarships
SEJ Diversity Fellowship | Summer 2022
IJNR Field Trip Fellowship | Summer 2022 
Graduate Research Assistantship | University of Missouri-Columbia | Fall 2021
Summer Tuition Scholarship | University of Missouri-Columbia | Summer 2021
Graduate Research Assistantship | University of Missouri-Columbia | Spring 2021











Current Location: Columbia, MO
Phone: 573.326.4490
Email: 
trp3nb@missouri.edu

Tanishka R. Photojournalist and Picture Editor based in Columbia, Mo.

I am a South Asian photojournalist and picture editor based in the American Midwest. I am interested in telling stories that show hope amidst adversity, focusing on the themes of race, social inequity, and the environment.
Website via Visura

Tanishka R. Photojournalist and Picture Editor based in Columbia, Mo. is integrated to:
Visura site builder, a tool to grow your photography business
Visura's network for visual storytellers and journalists
A photography & film archive by Visura
Photography grants, open calls, and contests
A newsfeed for visual storytellers