Sriyanka Ray

producer, journalist, and Director in Brooklyn, New York

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Sriyanka Ray is a Brooklyn based six time NY Emmy nominated journalist/video producer covering race, inequality and the criminal justice system. She currently works 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 the war on terror to immigration and LGBTQ rights.

In 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. The piece earned her a nomination as a finalist in the Outstanding Story by a South Asian Journalist in North America category at the South Asian Journalists Association Awards.

She has an M.A in Media Studies from The New School, New York City and is a proud native of Kolkata, 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.comSriyanka 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​

​ACCOLADES

2018 NY Emmy Nomination, Where Truth Lies: Public Trust In Media

Category: Societal Concerns Program Feature/Segment

2017 South Asian Journalists Association Finalist, Sweatshop Of Wall Street

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

2017 Bushwick Film Festival Official Selection

Sounds of Brownsville: Battling Crime through Music

2017 Northside Festival & Conference

Speaker, Social Impact Storytelling

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: Religion: News/Feature

2016 NY Emmy Nominee, Shulem Deen: A Life Apart

Category: Religion: News/Feature

2016 NY Emmy Nominee, Straight Up: Journalists Covering Race

Category: Discussion/Interview

2015 Ippies Award War, Identity and Friendship in Brighton Beach

Category: Best Video

  • Work
    • BRIC TV
  • Education
    • M.A in Media Studies at The New School
    • The New School