Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Adjunct Faculty Directory

Elizabeth Tomev

Title/s:  Adjunct Instructor

Specialty Area: PR/ Public Affairs and Broadcast Journalism


CV Link: ElizabethTomevCV2016


Elizabeth Tomev has taught journalism and public relations courses at the college level for more than 10 years. Mrs. Tomev is also President & CEO of Ciesla Media Strategies, Inc. who works for small companies up to Fortune 100 companies which have included Coca-Cola Enterprises and Altria Corp. Prior to starting her own PR/Public Affairs firm, she spent more than 12 years working in television news finishing as Executive Producer for Walter Jacobson at FOX News Chicago. She previously worked for WNDU-TV in South Bend, IN, WNIT-TV in Elkhart, IN,WCIA-TV and WPGU-FM in Champaign, IL. She served as a producer for the 1996, 2000 and 2004 state and federal election coverage, football pre-game shows for the University of Notre Dame, and award winning series "Kids Who Kill" and "Storm Chasers." In addition to producing news, she was Communications Director for a statewide candidate, news writer for Streeterville Publications (news updates for CEO's of the aviation industry) and guest lecturer as a successful woman entrepreneur, also speaking on crisis management and working with the media. Mrs.Tomev is a Board of Trustee and former Chairman for Schaumburg Township Elementary School Foundation. She earned her M.B.A. from Kellstadt Graduate School of Business - DePaul University as well as a B.A. in English & a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



B.A. English

B.A. Political Science

Professional & Community Affiliations

Board of Trustee & former Chairman, Schaumberg Township Elementary School Foundation

Courses Taught

Principles of PR

Corporate & Organizational Communications

Business & Professional Communications

Previously Taught:

Broadcast Journalism

Writing & Reporting TV News

Multimedia Sports Reporting

Intro to Journalism