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Dottie Barnes Bio

Dottie Barnes

Dottie Barnes

Associate Director of News
(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 multimedia 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: Seidman College of Business, College of Health Professions, College of Community and Public Service, College of Education, Academic Services and Information Technology, WGVU, Facilities, Graduate Studies.