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Jean A. Giovanetti, MA

Internship Coordinator, NEWSPA Executive Secretary, Senior Lecturer
Office: Sage 3479


Jean A. Giovanetti is the Department of Advertising, Multimedia Journalism and Public Relation’s Internship Coordinator, NEWSPA Executive Secretary and senior lecturer. She has worked as a newspaper reporter and humor columnist, a public relations specialist and copywriter for arts organizations, and public relations manager specializing in fundraising and development for higher education.

She teaches a wide variety of advertising and public relations courses. 

In 2017, she earned online teaching certification from the UWO Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and routinely participates in workshops dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusive practices inside and outside the classroom.

She has a Master of Arts in Journalism from The Ohio State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a minor in Business Information Systems from Miami University, teaching experience at two accredited journalism departments, and more than 10 years of experience providing strategic communications solutions for organizations such as the Oshkosh Symphony, Menasha Packaging and BrandSafway.

In her free time, she enjoys experimenting with her Instant Pot and watching “Pawn Stars” with her husband and their two teenagers.