Sriyanka Ray is a Brooklyn based five time NY Emmy nominated journalist/video producer covering race, inequality and the criminal justice system. She works currently as a staff producer on BRIC TV's #Bheard strand of programming where she creates original, character-driven journalistic documentaries on social justice issues that range from race and policing to mass incarceration to immigration and LGBTQ rights.

n 2016 she directed and produced the documentary The Sweatshop Of Wall Street in which she investigated the corrupt workings of a direct sales and marketing company in New York City.

he has an M.A in Media Studies from The New School, New York City and is a proud native of Calcutta, India.

Sriyanka is interested in race, criminal justice, conflict, South Asian politics, human rights, interactive storytelling, media and memory and new media's relationship with journalism.

She can be contacted at sriyankaray@gmail.com

 

Memberships

NABET-CWA LOCAL 11

South Asian Journalists Association

New York Women in Film & Television

Accolades   2017 South Asian Journalists Association, Sweatshop Of Wall Street   Category: Outstanding Story By A South Asian Journalist in North America    2017 Telly Award Bronze, #Bheard series   Category: Series Documentary   2017 NY Emmy Nominee, Sounds of Brownsville: Battling Crime through Music    Category: Societal Concerns Program Feature/Segment   2017 NY Emmy Nominee, #Bheard Criminal Justice Video Series   Category: Public/Current/Community Affairs Series   2017 NY Emmy Nominee, Feet In Two Worlds: Mohammed Fayaz, Queer Muslim Artist   Category: News Religion    2016 NY Emmy Nominee, Shulem Deen: A Life Apart    Category: Religion: News/Feature   016 NY Emmy Nominee, Straight Up: Journalists Covering Race    Category: Discussion/Interview   2  015 Ippies Award War, Identity and Friendship in Brighton Beach   Category: Best Video   

Accolades

2017 South Asian Journalists Association, Sweatshop Of Wall Street

Category: Outstanding Story By A South Asian Journalist in North America 

2017 Telly Award Bronze, #Bheard series

Category: Series Documentary

2017 NY Emmy Nominee, Sounds of Brownsville: Battling Crime through Music

Category: Societal Concerns Program Feature/Segment

2017 NY Emmy Nominee, #Bheard Criminal Justice Video Series

Category: Public/Current/Community Affairs Series

2017 NY Emmy Nominee, Feet In Two Worlds: Mohammed Fayaz, Queer Muslim Artist

Category: News Religion 

2016 NY Emmy Nominee, Shulem Deen: A Life Apart

Category: Religion: News/Feature

016 NY Emmy Nominee, Straight Up: Journalists Covering Race

Category: Discussion/Interview

2015 Ippies Award War, Identity and Friendship in Brighton Beach

Category: Best Video