Tannette Johnson_Elie


Location icon United States of America

Accomplished writer/storyteller, former reporter/columnist with 20 years of daily newspaper experience.

I am currently a Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, where I specialize in multimedia journalism, communication and speech.

I am also an Instructor and Editor for Marquette University's summer Urban Journalism Workshop, which exposes high school students to digital news gathering.

Most notably, I am a former reporter and columnist for the Pulitzer-prize winning Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, where I enjoyed an illustrious 20-year career.

Entrepreneur had to break out of Hmong circle to bring in business

Pa Britney Xiong is one of Milwaukee's rising young business leaders, part of a new generation of Hmong entrepreneurs who are more engaged on a civic level than their parents. That connectivity is helping them to expand their businesses outside of closely knit ethnic communities.

Milwaukee Business Journal
Golden opportunity: McDonald's franchisee brings commitment, jobs to Milwaukee's Hispanic...

As the only Hispanic franchise operator of McDonald's in Milwaukee, Rafael Luciano is a driving force for job creation and neighborhood revitalization on the city's predominantly Latino south side. Luciano, a former Xerox manager, owns and operates four McDonald's restaurants in Milwaukee - with two on the south side at South 16th and West Washington streets and South 14th Street and West Burnham Avenue.

INSIGHT Into Diversity
Law Schools Adjust to Increasingly Lower Enrollment

Long considered the ticket to prosperity, law schools are now fighting to remain relevant. Many prospective students are considering the long-term costs of attending law school and are deciding it's not worth the investment amid a dismal job market for young lawyers.

INSIGHT Into Diversity
Institutions Go Beyond Recruitment to Support and Retain International Students

International students are streaming onto American college campuses in unprecedented numbers. However, many of them face significant financial and academic hurdles as they advance in their studies, placing greater demands on schools to better serve these students' needs and expectations.

INSIGHT Into Diversity
Student Group Addresses Role of Spirituality in Medicine

In dealing with a health crisis, patients will often turn to their religious beliefs and practices to help them cope. Yet many physicians and medical students are unsure how to address the spiritual needs of their patients. At the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Aamir Hussain is working to close that gap.

Publisher hopes magazine helps women collaborate

Melanie Beres remembers when doors were closed to her as a young woman trying to launch her women's magazine, CitiGal. It was the early 1990s. At the time, Beres was running Midwest Rock Opera Company, a musical theater group that empowers women on stage and behind the scenes and still operates today.

@Marketwired Blog
Women & Social Media - @Marketwired Blog

By Tannette Johnson-Elie Caroline Ceniza-Levine is among a growing number of women business owners who are leveraging social media to take their entrepreneurial ventures to the next level. Ceniza-Levine has harnessed the power of popular social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest to build her brand as a career and business coach and workplace expert, and to help promote and grow the company she co-founded - SixFigureStart.

How to Write Like a Journalist

Marketwired Blog IR/PR | Published by Dagmar King | February 19, 2015 By Tannette Johnson-Elie The press release is an important part of the PR