Christine George Tibbetts

Owner at Tibbetts Communications

Degree(s): BJ '70

Whereabouts: United States, Tifton, Georgia

What do you do?
I am the owner of Tibbetts Communications, which creates travel journalism, a newspaper and national blog. Tibbetts has more than 40 years of experience marketing and public relations for the arts, community development, education and healthcare.

How did you get your job?
Entrepreneurial techniques.

What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School?
Detailed fact-checking tied with intense honesty.

What advice do you have for current students?
Learn good solid writing; do not be seduced by the speed of social media messaging.

What is your favorite J-School memory?
Dorothy Roe Lewis at her news and copy desk on the Missourian.

Any additional comments?
I continue to draw on and appreciate my Missouri J-School lessons every day, as I write, and read and sort through all the new media.

Updated: June 26, 2020