UHart Faculty Member Dawn Ennis Receives GLAAD Media Award at 33rd Annual Awards Ceremony

May 10, 2022
Submitted By: Katharine Owens
Dawn Ennis displays her GLAAD Media Award
Dawn Ennis displays her GLAAD Media Award

The School of Communication of the College of Arts and Sciences and the University Interdisciplinary Studies Program are thrilled to announce that faculty member Dawn Ennis has been recognized as a recipient during the 33rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in the category of Outstanding Online Journalism Article: "'No Time For Intolerance:' Dr. Rachel Levine Has A Job To Do" published in In 2013, Ennis was the first transgender journalist in the U.S. to come out in network TV news. She teaches multiple courses in the School of Communication, including Writing for the Media, Sports Journalism, and Creative Non-fiction, as well as News Across Media Platforms in the UIS program. She also runs our on-campus podcasting studio. GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, announced recipients at ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on April 2nd.


Additional photos from the event can be found here (Getty Images courtesy of GLAAD):


Inside the Awards: