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Tatyana Fykes

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Tatyana Fykes

Social Media Coordinator, a partnership with U-M Social

Tatyana Fykes is a part of the University of Michigan’s social media team and works closely with the Presidential Initiatives shareholders as the new content specialist. She is a 2015 Purdue University alumna with a bachelor’s degree in political science and three minors in French, communications, and organizational leadership and supervision. After graduation, she attended Specs Howard School of Media Arts, where she received a diploma in broadcast media arts en route to a career in journalism. She moved her talents to the Quad Cities region of Iowa to pursue life as a multimedia journalist for NBC-affiliate KWQC, where she embraced the lifestyle of the community and engaged with viewers. Now back in her home state, she is pursuing a dual master’s degree in business administration and marketing.