Dawn Ennis

Dawn Ennis headshot

Contributing Faculty


College of Arts and Sciences
860.768.5179 HJGE 220

BFA, School of Visual Arts

Ennis is an award-winning journalist for, The Daily Beast, Out Magazine, Senior Executive, CTVoice Magazine, Xtra Magazine and She is also the sports editor for the Los Angeles Blade, an on-air correspondent for “CTVoice Out Loud” on WTNH-TV and hosts the “RiseUP With Dawn Ennis” talk show. In 2013, Ennis was the first transgender journalist in the U.S. to come out in network TV news. She teaches journalism, advertising, public relations, podcasting and media literacy at the University of Hartford in Connecticut, and her most important job is that of mom to her three children.