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JoEllen Werking-Weedman

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

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  • B.S. Communication, Milligan College
  • M.S. Journalism, University of Illinois


Jo Ellen Werking Weedman spent 10 years in daily newsrooms before beginning her teaching career. In addition to teaching, she oversees the award-winning student newspaper, The TrevEchoes and serves as the director of public relations and communication for Rejoice School of Ballet, a non-profit ballet school in East Nashville focused on diversity and access to arts. She lives in East Nashville with her husband Micah, her four daughters and her two dogs.

Areas of Expertise

  • Student Press
  • Non-profit Communication


  • Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)