Ohio U. biz journalism professor moving to DePauw University
Mark Tatge, who has been teaching business journalism at Ohio University for the past four years, has accepted a job at DePauw University as its Pulliam professor.
Tatge has been appointed DePauw’s Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism and professor of communication and theatre for a three-year term effective with the 2011–12 academic year and ending June 30, 2014.
Tatge assumes the Pulliam professorship from R.B. Brenner.
Tatge’s long career in journalism includes stints as Midwest bureau chief for Forbes magazine, as an investigative reporter at the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s statehouse bureau, and positions with the Wall Street Journal, Dallas Morning News and Denver Post.
Outside of the classroom, Tatge recently authored the “New York Times Reader: Business and Economics,” published by CQ Press. The book is a guide aimed at teaching young journalists how to write about business and the economy and has been adopted by a number of universities nationwide.
Tatge serves as a contributing editor to Forbes and is a frequent commentator on the economy and financial markets, appearing on ABC, CNBC, CNN, Fox News Channel and other broadcast outlets. He is working with the Poytner Institute’s News University to develop online courses in the area of business and finance and is a frequent guest lecturer on business journalism and the impact of digital media on journalism and society.