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About Tamia

Tamia Fowlkes is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science with certificates in Gender and Women’s Studies and Leadership. Her journalistic passions stem from a desire to inform and educate her peers and community. Tamia currently serves as a Digital Optimization Intern for USA Today, and she has previously worked for The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, WISC-3 TV News, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin State Journal, Isthmus and Madison Commons. All of her positions have heightened her passions for politics, education, writing, and activism, and she is excited to continue growing as a writer and leader. Tamia is currently pursuing her Master of Science at Columbia Journalism School.

Recent Appearances

Tamia Fowlkes interviews Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’s Dominique Thorne

Tamia Fowlkes interviews Alyah Chanelle Scott of HBO Max’s The Sex Lives of College Girls

Tamia Fowlkes interviews cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

2022 Reel

Interview with Bill Nye

News 3 Now

NABJ HBCYou Day Interview with ABC News’ Rachel Scott

Discussion and Q&A with CBS News Correspondent Wesley Lowery

CBS News Correspondent Wesley Lowery for a virtual discussion and Q&A about the challenges and ethics of reporting on racial justice and law enforcement, as well as the challenges of “objectivity” in journalism.

Meet The Press: College Roundtable

On Meet the Press: College Roundtable, Anna Salvatore, an incoming freshman at Princeton University, Tamia Fowlkes, a rising junior at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and Camille Respess, a rising senior at the University of Florida, interview NAACP President Derrick Johnson as protests continue across the country following the death of George Floyd.

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