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Public relations executive

Carolyn Mullenax Edwards was American public relations executive. Named New Mexico Press Women Communicator of Acheivement, 1999.

Background

Edwards, Carolyn Mullenax was born on December 3, 1943 in French Camp, California, United States. Daughter of Charles Harold and Jessie Jewel Mullenax.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Tulsa, 1967. Master of Education, Eastern New Mexico University, 1976.

Career

Artist Wessels Agency, Spokane, Washington, 1968-1970. Public relations director Spokane Symphony Society, 1970-1972. Advertising coordinator Crescent Department Store, 1972-1973.

Art director, copywriter Station KMTY Radio, Clovis, New Mexico, 1976. News editor Clovis News Journal, 1976-1977. Promotion and art director Station KENW-television, Portales, New Mexico, 1977-1978.

Coordinator alumni affairs and publications Eastern New Mexico University, 1978-1980, director publications, television public information Clovis, 1985-1990, assistant director alumni affairs Portales, 1998-1900, director publications, since 2000. Development public information director Mental Health Resources Incorporated, New York Mexico, 1980-1985. Director marketing & public information Clovis Community College (formerly Eastern New Mexico U.-Clovis), 1990-1998, adjunct instructor in art.

Producer public affairs program Station KMCC-television, Clovis, 1981-1984. Retired, 2004.

Membership

Board directors New Mexico Outdoor Drama Association, San Jon, 1986-1995, University Symphony League, Clovis, 1984-1988. Volunteer Music From Angel Fire Annual Chamber Concert Series, since 1994, volunteer fundraising, helping all-volunteer group staff Friends of Shuter Library., since 1995, organizer for starting alumnae group, Tri Delta, since 2007. Member New Mexico Press Women (scholarship chair 1994-1999, communications awards 1981-2002, treasurer 2000-2001, vice president 2001-2002), National Federation Press Women (communications awards 1984-1997), American Women in Radio and television, Clovis C. of Chamber (board directors 1984-1989), Junior League (Lubbock, Texas), Council for Advancement and Support Education (secretary-editor district IV 1990-1992, design award 1991, 99), National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (district IV award 1989-1991, 93-97, 99, national award 1993-1998), Altrusa Club, National Association of Vocational and Technology Education (awards 1995-1996), Delta Delta Delta (former district alumnae officer, chair Delta Century Fund, graphics consultant), Rotary Club Angel Fire, Rotary International (panel member zones 25 and 26 2006), Garden Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, classical music, volunteer work, dance.

Connections

Married Helton Pressley (divorced). Married Dennis D. Edwards, May 29, 1993.

father:
Charles Harold

mother:
Jessie Jewel Mullenax

spouse:
Helton Pressley

spouse:
Dennis D. Edwards