School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Street named Oxford’s PR Professional of the Year

Posted on: October 25th, 2013 by alysia
Kelly Graeber, president of the Oxford chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi, presents the PR Professional of the Year award to Robin Street, lecturer in journalism.

Kelly Graeber, president of the Oxford chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi, presents the PR Professional of the Year award to Robin Street, lecturer in journalism.

Robin Street, APR, was named PR Professional of the Year by the Oxford chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi recently.

Street, lecturer in journalism at the University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media, specializes in teaching public relations.

The award is given for career and professional achievements, as well as involvement in PRAM. Street co-founded the local chapter of PRAM and has served as president, vice president,and secretary-treasurer.

Local PRAM president Kelly Graeber presented the award to Street.

“Robin was chosen for the award because she is a role model and mentor to all her current and former students, as well as others in the profession,” Graeber said. “As a teacher, she has prepared hundreds of students to become the PR professionals they are today. In addition, her own work is award winning. She is truly a shining example of what a PR professional should be.”

Street now becomes the Oxford PRAM chapter’s nominee for the state professional of the year award. Previously, in 2009, Street was named Educator of the Year by both PRAM and the Southern Public Relations Federation.