Jeanette exhibits innovative leadership that is responsive to company, team, and client needs leading to productive and positive outcomes.
Jeanette is honest in her joy of collaboration and believes in the power of synergy to move departments and organizations forward – regardless of size or budget. With the knowledge that talent often goes unrecognized or underutilized in most companies, Jeanette seeks to understand people who comprise organizations to help them move forward in ways that benefit them and others.
Jeanette has been described as someone capable of making soup from stones, due in great part to her innovative leadership. She expanded a staff of one on-air personality to four without increasing the programming budget while news director at a public radio station. That expansion allowed the organization to increase its community presence and news coverage at an important time that included two major weather events that caused thousands to be without power for as long as ten days.
As a media veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Jeanette has been a local, regional, and national voice for corporations, non-profit organizations, and universities.
Jeanette has dedicated her career to effective communication that leads individuals and organizations to being better. She is a skilled listener, scholar, and administrator who advocates for others. Whether raising funds, leading a company, or leading a classroom, Jeanette is committed to doing good work for and with others.
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One of my proudest achievements was breaking a Guinness Book of World Records record when I was the Chief External Officer at the Women’s Bureau. The marketing campaign that raised the profile and brand of the Women’s Bureau overall was particularly successful in raising funds for the Bureau’s program to provide sexual assault prevention education and trauma treatment for assault survivors.
Through a strategic and coordinated effort, the Women’s Bureau became known as an accessible agency offering educated, accredited counseling to community members in need. Overall, my work was particularly successful in raising funds for the Bureau’s program to provide sexual assault prevention education and trauma treatment for assault survivors.
Experienced in teaching college students in media criticism and analysis, film and critique, communication foundations, public speaking, script writing, audio production, and radio administration.
Research approaches include Mixed Methods, Applied Research, and Critical and Feminist Qualitative approaches. Research areas of interest include Organizational Communication, Health Communication (including Health Campaigns), Integrated Marketing approaches, Digital Humanities, Cultural Studies, and Gender Studies.