About Anna

Pop Culture Analyst, Freelance Writer, Journalist, Austin, TX

Anna is a writer, photographer and public speaker. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Baltic Times, the Austin-American Statesman and the Austin Chronicle among other places. Anna competed in forensics at the national level while an undergraduate at the University of Texas at Austin, speaking before groups from 5-500. Her MA thesis was titled: “A Western Newspaper in the Eastern Bloc: A Content-Analysis and Participant Observant Study of The Baltic Times.”

Anna has radio and public speaking experience. She is comfortable with available for podcasts,
radio interviews and public speaking engagements. In spring 2017 Anna spoke at the “Signs of Change Art Show, Fundraiser and call to action.”

Anna Hanks’ work has appeared in:


15 Minutes

guardian  niemanlab

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