Visiting Assistant Professor, Journalism and Writing

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Box: R
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 257-3563


Building Location: PH 509

Tiffini Theisen

1997 University of Florida, M.A. in Journalism
1992 Tulane University, B.A. in French
Courses Taught
Multimedia Journalism 1
Multimedia Journalism 2
Writing and Inquiry
Career Specialties
Tiffini Theisen teaches multimedia journalism and writing, with an emphasis on the latest digital and social media tools; high standards for quality and ethics in capturing audio, photos and video; creating compelling narratives; the dynamics of online communities; and understanding of the business aspects of the communications field.
Professional and Community Activities:

A veteran news professional with 16 years experience at daily newspapers with a blend of traditional and digital skills, Theisen has been a reporter/columnist, copy editor, wire editor, multimedia web producer, newsroom web/software trainer and social media editor.

She has delivered dozens of presentations to the public on social media and digital news trends. She has also taught copy editing at the University of Central Florida and news writing and editing at the University of Florida, and developed and taught a blogging class for the Mandel Public Library in West Palm Beach.