After graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication in 2010, Chelsea Newman returned to the College as a strategic communication instructor in August 2017.

In the time she spent away from Washington State University, Newman earned a Master of Science in Technical Communication from Montana Tech. Thanks to her strong writing background, she said, her professional writing has been featured in numerous publications, including Nspire Magazine, Sizzlin’ Cuisine Magazine, Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Living Magazine, South Hill Living Magazine, The Inlander, WSU Today Online Magazine, and the Spokane Journal of Business.

After earning her master’s, Newman was the public relations and marketing manager at Cancer Care Northwest. She also served as an Executive Committee member on the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer Board and was a member of the Palouse Regional Marketing and Philanthropy Committee, as well as the Alliance for Cancer Care Marcom Committee.

Now that she has returned to WSU, Newman said she most enjoys sharing the professional application of communication with her students. Her teaching focus lies in strategic health communication and multimedia content creation and development.

She instructs classes in Multimedia Content Creation, Communicating Science and Technology, and Professional Multimedia Content Creation. In addition to her duties as an instructor, Newman will serve as a Murrow Symposium professional mentor.

Newman said as a WSU and Murrow alumna she is especially pleased to be a Murrow faculty member.

“The body of faculty, staff and students at WSU and Murrow feels a lot like a family,” Newman said. “I’m honored to be a part of it.”

Bio authored by Cadee Christian, Class of 2018