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Biography
Tannette Elie is an award-winning journalist, storyteller and former reporter and business columnist with 20 years of daily newspaper experience. Tannette currently teaches Public Apeaking (Spch 105) and Writing for Multimedia (Comm 255). She previously has taught Media and Society (Comm 108), Communication and Ethnicity/African Americans and Media (Comm 363) and Communication and Social Movements (Comm 370). Most notably, Tannette is a former reporter and columnist for the Pulitzer-prize winner Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, where she covered courts; education; city and county governments; the printing and temporary help industries; minority business and workplace diversity. For 12 years, she penned a business column for the Journal Sentinel that won local and national recognition for highlighting the struggles and triumphs of small and minority-owned businesses in metro Milwaukee. In addition to print media, Tannette also has been a writer/blogger for various local and national online publications. She also has done stints as a contributing writer for the Milwaukee Business Journal and as a communication consultant for the Milwaukee Public Schools. Tannette earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Bradley University, in Peoria, Illinois, and received her master's degree in communication from Purdue University.
Teaching, Research/Creative & Consulting Interests

Teaching Interests

Research Interests

Consulting Interests

Marquette University summer Urban Journalism Workshop
Key Service Activities

Departmental Service

2017: Other - High school Visit Day
2017: Other - Ranger News

Public Service

: Other - Marquette University Summer Urban Journalism Workshop
2018: - NAACP Racine Branch/ACT-SO Olympics
Courses Taught

Spring 2018

SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
COMM 255 WRITING FOR MULTIMEDIA

Fall 2017

SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
COMM 255 WRITING FOR MULTIMEDIA

Spring 2017

SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
COMM 255 WRITING FOR MULTIMEDIA

Fall 2016

SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
COMM 255 WRITING FOR MULTIMEDIA

Spring 2016

SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
COMM 255 WRITING FOR MULTIMEDIA

Fall 2015

SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING
COMM 255 WRITING FOR MULTIMEDIA

Spring 2015

SPCH 105 PUBLIC SPEAKING

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