Kristin Marcum is a communications strategist with more than 15 years of experience in media relations, public affairs, crisis communications and special event management.

In addition to managing ongoing partnerships with numerous clients, Marcum has overseen successful media campaigns for a number of short-term projects and announcements, including the LBJ Presidential Library’s Civil Rights Summit in 2014.

Marcum joined Elizabeth Christian Public Relations in January, 1999, worked for the firm for three years, and rejoined ECPR in 2003. In the interval between her stints with the firm, Marcum worked in public relations for two of the firm’s clients-KLRU-TV, Public Television for Central Texas, and ACS Inc., a Dallas-based Fortune 500 company. Marcum is a shareholder of Elizabeth Christian Public Relations.

A graduate of Texas State University, Marcum earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with a public relations major and political science minor. In 2008, she completed specialized communications training related to defamation and other crisis communication situations in a Harvard Law School course entitled “Dealing with an Angry Public.”

She is a graduate of Leadership Austin, a former Austin Area Research Organization McBee Fellow and a 2016 AU40 finalist. Marcum is a mentor for Manor Independent School District and a member of Ballet Austin’s board of directors.

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