- Montway Auto TransportContent Contributor, 5 - present
- Write 2 Shoot MediaWriter/Photographer, 1 - presentAt Write 2 Shoot Media, we are committed to providing quality media that helps you make inquiry into your world. We provide visual and written content, publishing, PR and we boost the web presence of individuals, small businesses and non-profit organizations. At Write 2 Shoot Media you will read, view and participate in poignant, inclusive content that is unapologetically real. Why complain about media, when you can make media with us. It is your “Write 2 Shoot”.
- NEIU LGBTQ Resource CenterEducation Outreach Coordinator, 7 - 2013
- NEIU IndependentPhotographer/Production Staff, 8 - 2012
- NEIU Independent newspaperEditor in Chief, 9 - 2011
Janean found her niche in writing and photography as a student at
Northeastern Illinois University. During her time there, she created
.:Seeds:., an award winning literary arts journal. As Editor in Chief,
of Independent newspaper she led the university newspaper to win awards
from both the Illinois College Press Association and Associated
In May of 2010, an essay entitled, "We Are Still a Family: Same Gendered Family", was her first international publication in Ebony Magazine. In 2012, Janean was inducted to the '2012 Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities'.
Janean is currently working towards the launch of Write 2 Shoot Media. The first major project is with her partner Lakeesha J. Harris. It is entitled, CUT. – an anthology of literature, art and information regarding women of color’s struggle to love their bodies despite the scars inflicted by the medical establishment.
Her research interests include, the
framing of news stories in relation to poverty, women, urban
communities; and disparities in coverage concerning women of color and
- Northeastern Illinois Universitypresent