Tanya Samuelsen Kristiansen

Senior communications advisor, webmaster and web editor

Tanya is responsible for VKM.no, for VKM's visual and social media profiles, and intranett.

Curriculum Vitae

Job title

Senior Communications Advisor


2004 – 2008: Therapist, Expressive arts therapy. Norwegian Institute for the Expressive Arts and Communication, Oslo.

1992-1993: Master of Arts, Communications Management, University of Southern California, Los Angeles: Annenberg School for Communication.

1981-1985: Bachelor of Arts in Communication. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

1982-1983: Mills College, Oakland, California. Liberal arts studies.


2019 – dd: Senior Communications Advisor, Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment

2015 – 2018: Communication and Web Manager, Campbell Collaboration

2013 – 2014: Interim Manager of Sales and Marketing, and interim Information Manager, Søndagsskolen Norge

2011 – 2017: Representative Nordics, HomeExchange/BoligBytte.com

2009 – 2012: Communications Consultant/Web Editor, Open iT, Inc.

1995 – 2009: Broadcast engineer and Communications consultant, ProVideo AS

1998 – 2002: Communications & Marketing Manager, Open Systems Consultants (Open iT, Inc.)

1993 – 1995: Video Producer/Videographer, Lynor

1991: Video Producer/Videographer, Norsk Radio & TV

1990: Media Assistent Manager, St. Mary's College, California

1989: Receptionist, Firelight Glass, California

1985 – 1988: Field producer, Videographer/Editor, KFCB-TV, California

Other professional experience

2009: Website communication course, Invito Inspire AS. Basic training in Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Joomla!, Flash, html, xml, og CSS.

2003: Avid video editing course, Oslo.

Produced videos, writing scripts, filming, editing. Klients: E. Brown & Associates, San Francisco; Software Alliance in Berkeley, California; Knapp Communications’ Bon Appétit, Los Angeles.