Marketing Communications

Annie Beckmann

  • Ann Beckmann
    Senior Writer
    Phone: 206-296-5706

    What do I do here at Seattle University?

    Senior writer

    On a Saturday night, you'd most likely find me…

    At a restaurant

    Biggest pet peeves?

    Misspellings in print; hot food and drink served tepid; inattentive service in restaurants

    Favorite U.S. President & why

    I abhor politics

    Favorite vacation spot & why

    Places I’ve never been because the discovery is yet to come

    Do you have any pets? (names and breeds)

    No, only because I’m allergic

    Interesting hobbies?


    Favorite quotation?

    I collect quotes for a living so they’re way too plentiful to pick just one

    Coffee Preference?

    I’m a tea drinker, often cambric style with milk

    Favorite Sports teams?

    Chicago Cubs, Seattle Mariners

    Most embarrassing song you love?

    “Moves Like Jagger”

    Past professional experiences?

    Higher ed marketing writer for two other universities
    Prize-winning staff feature editor, writer, restaurant critic and/or columnist at five daily newspapers in the U.S. and Canada
    Freelance coach and mentor to writers at all skill levels
    Director of continuing ed programs in communications for a satellite campus of a major university
    Writer and editor for Microsoft website aimed at women
    Waitress and licensed bartender, which means my fingerprints must be on record somewhere