Tanya Heath

Adjunct Instructor


140 Walter Williams Hall
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO 65211-1200

TANYA HEATH, BJ ’91, teaches several lab sections of Strategic Writing I. Her eight-year background at the University of Missouri includes being a marketing specialist at MU Extension and the director of advertising in University Publications. Previously, she worked for a fundraising company and two advertising agencies. She was president of the American Advertising Federation of Mid-Missouri and served as chair of the education, diversity and public service committees throughout the club’s 17-year existence. Heath won Ad PRO of the Year and ADDY awards for her ads. She helped the Mid-Missouri AAF chapter win second place in the public service category in the organization’s national competition. Outside of the university, she’s involved in direct sales, likes to travel and is a sports enthusiast. Heath graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, specializing in advertising, in 1991 from the Missouri School of Journalism.

Updated: August 15, 2023