Tanya Samuelsen Kristiansen

Senior communications advisor, MA


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

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.

Work experience

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, NSSF

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. Clients: E. Brown & Associates, San Francisco; Software Alliance in Berkeley, California; Knapp Communications’ Bon Appétit, Los Angeles.