Media & Communication Specialist
B.A., History, Georgia Southwestern State University
Kassandra Tuten serves as the Media and Communications Specialist for the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Kassandra, or Kassey for short, plans, prepares, and disseminates institution-related communications to the public and other external entities in support of the institution's strategic communication goals. She participates in the development of the public relations strategy in collaboration with the associate dean for external affairs and the director of communications. She initiates, writes, and edits articles, press releases, and social media posts, with an emphasis on promoting faculty scholarship and visibility. She manages the Law School’s social media channels, including the Twitter accounts @UWLawProfs and @WisconsinLaw, as well as the school’s LinkedIn and Instagram.
Kassandra is originally from Albany, Georgia, where she worked for a number of organizations including Andersonville National Historic Site, the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Girls Inc., Chehaw Park park and zoo, and the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers. She would later move to Grand Rapids, Minnesota, where she worked as a reporter, photographer, social media manager, page designer, and copyeditor for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review. Before coming to the Law School, she worked as the content coordinator for the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. She graduated in 2014 from Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia.