Yewande O. Addie

Doctoral Candidate, College of Journalism and Communication, University of Florida

Yewande Addie, MPH, is a doctoral student at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communication. She has interest in cultural communication, public health messaging in West Africa, and the representation of Africa and the black diaspora in global news and entertainment media. A native of Atlanta, she studied journalism at Florida A&M University, liberal studies history at Clayton State University and public health at the University of Florida. Before embarking on her doctoral journey, she worked in Washington, D.C., as an Obama Presidential Appointee within the USDA’s Office of Communication and as an associate in the D.C. Public Library’s Watergate Branch.

Experience

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    Doctoral Candidate, College of Journalism and Communication, University of Florida