Raina Deerwater, Entertainment Research Assistant

A photo of Raina DeerwaterRaina serves as the Entertainment Research Assistant for GLAAD Media Institute. In this capacity, she provides research and assists in writing GLAAD’s Where We Are On TV and Studio Responsibility Index, our two annual reports examining the quality and quantity of LGBTQ representation in television and Hollywood film. In addition, Raina authors regular posts for GLAAD’s website.

Raina holds a B.A. in Visual and Media Arts from Emerson College, where she spent her last semester interning at GLAAD. Before returning as staff, Raina worked as a television reviewer for The Tracking Board, and as a campaign organizer for Tell That Story. She currently is living a Los Angeles stereotype by hosting a podcast and performing improv comedy.