Britten Follett - Alumni | CMCMA | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Britten Follett

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Radio and Television, 2002

Vice President, Marketing, 

Follett Scool Solutions

President, Follett Educational


A born communicator, Britten spent ten years in the television news industry as an anchor and reporter.  Her investigative television reports earned her the prestigious Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University, where she was an award-winning Division One volleyball player.  Today she serves on the board of the Southern Illinois Alumni Association and the Dean’s National Advisory Council.  Britten is no stranger to the education industry. Five generations ago, her family founded Follett Corporation. Britten has returned to her roots in Illinois as the President of the Follett Educational Foundation and the Marketing Manager for Follett International. She now handles public relations, internal communications, social media, and video as the PR & Communications Manager for Follett School Solutions.  When Britten is not traveling for work, she is traveling across the country, educating the public about child abuse prevention.  Britten sits on the board of Prevent Child Abuse Illinois and is the co-author of Who Killed Kelsey? - a critique on the child welfare system through the murder of a two-year-old girl.