A Y A N A      A N D E R S O N

pronounced (ai-YAWN- ah) 

“Go Confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you imagined” – Henry David Thoreau


BA in Law, Politics and Society (2019)  – Drake University

BJMC in News (2019) – Drake University

Relevant Coursework

  • Legalization of Marijuana: Policy Writing
  • 13th and 14th Amendments: Legal Briefs
  • Legal History of Slavery: Legal Research and writing
  • Sociology of Race and Ethnic Relations: Community engagement
  •  Intro to Audio Productions: Adobe Audition, Audacity
  • Announcing: Voice Tracking, Weekly radio show
  • Multimedia Lab: Adobe Audition, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier
  • Digital Media Strategies
  • Video Journalism: Adobe Premier, Inception
  • Intro to Visual Communication: Adobe Indesign. Adobe Photoshop
  • Advanced Writing and Reporting for Print and Online
  • Web Page Design: html, css, WordPress, Java Script
  • Public Affairs Reporting


  • Superior and creative verbal and written communication
  • Semi-fluent in French
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Passionately inquisitive 


Communications and Advocacy Intern – Oct. 2018 – Present
Iowa Primary Care Association 

Communications Intern – June 2017 – Aug. 2017
The Advocates for Human Rights

YMCA School Age Care Staff – June 2016 – Aug. 2018
New Hope YMCA

Student Mail Carrier- Jan. 2017 – Present
Drake University Mail Operations

Drake University African Student Association President – April 2018 – Present

Drake University African Student Association Event Planner- April 2017 – April 2018