L. Malik Anderson (he/ him and they/ them) works both as an associate producer and community and features reporter while participating in a sociocultural revolution. Their content creates open room for dialogue about topics relating to Black/ Afro-Descendant and Queer identities, especially in regards to trauma and mental health. Outside of work, he photographs contemporary social movements, writes poems, and creates narrative-based content.
In the summer of 2014, he began a multi-summer internship with Wisconsin Public Radio as the Emma L. Bowen Foundation Fellow. They received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications (Reporting), Communication Arts (Radio-TV-Film) and a Certificate in Digital Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Today, he produces news segments and big picture conversations for Wisconsin Public Radio’s morning-drive talk show and writes about communities of color in Wisconsin for Madison365.com. Their work has been featured in Blavity, Wisconsin Life, and in other Wisconsin media.