Dottie Barnes Bio

Dottie Barnes

Dottie Barnes

Associate Director of News
barnesdo@gvsu.edu
(616) 331-2953

Dottie Barnes joined Grand Valley in 2003, after spending 18 years in broadcast journalism. She is an award-winning journalist and public relations professional, having worked as a television and radio news anchor, producer, reporter and talk show host, mostly in the Grand Rapids market. Barnes is an adjunct professor of journalism at Grand Valley. She earned a bachelor's degree in broadcasting from Central Michigan University and a master's degree in communications from Grand Valley State University.

Beats: Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Geography/Planning, Geology, Integrated Sciences, Mathematics, Movement Science, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Seidman College of Business, College of Community and Public Service, College of Education, Autism Education Center, Regional Math and Science Center, WGVU, Facilities, Graduate Studies.