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School of Journalism and New Media
University of Mississippi

Robin Street

Posted on: July 22nd, 2010 by No Comments

Title: Lecturer in Journalism
Phone: 662-915-5081

Robin Street has been a lecturer in journalism and public relations at the University of Mississippi for 20 years.  She primarily teaches public relations and feature writing.

Street is president and co-founder of the Oxford/Ole Miss chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi.  (PRAM). Her public relations works have won more than 20 awards from PRAM and the Southern Public Relations Federation. In 2011, a campaign she and her students put on called “Diversity Rocks” won best in show at both PRAM and SPRF. It is was the runner-up for  Silver Anvil award given by the Public Relations Society of America. The Silver Anvil is considered the Oscar of the PR business.

Street was named “PR Educator of the Year” by both PRAM and SPRF in 2009.

In 2006, she won the “Strong Woman” award for mentorship from Baptist Women’s Services.

Street is also a freelance journalist specializing in writing about fitness, preventive health, nutrition and mental health. She holds both a M.A. degree in journalism and a M.S. degree in wellness from Ole Miss.

She has published more than 75 health articles in The Clarion-Ledger. In addition, her articles have appeared in leading national magazines such as Woman’s Day, Better Homes and Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Cooking Light, Writer’s Digest, & Golf for Women.