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Public relations executive

Darrell Wayne Wood, American public relations executive.


Wood, Darrell Wayne was born on January 4, 1939 in Seminole, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Delmer Loyd and Neva Irene (Dillon) Wood.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Oklahoma, 1961. Bachelor of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1966. Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist, 1968.

Master of Arts in Journalism, University Missouri, 1975.


Campus minister Convention Southern Bapts. Wichita (Kansas) State University, 1966-1969. Art director Baptist Press, Hong Kong, 1969-1972.

Information specialist University Missouri, Columbia, 1972-1974. Editor youth materials Southern Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, 1974-1977. Director communications Southern Baptist Education Commission, 1977-1978, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1978-1981.

Director marketing American Bible Society, New York City, 1981-1982. Director communications Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas, 1982-1986. Vice president marketing and public relations Buckner Baptist Benevolences, Dallas, 1986-1989.

Account executive Newman & Melton Printing Inc., 1989. Director public relations, assistant director development Dallas Baptist University, 1989-1993, director news & information, since 1993. Freelance book editor.

Member adjunct faculty Hong Hong Baptist College, 1969-1972. Graduate teaching assistant journalism University Missouri, 1972-1973. Instructor advertising University Tennessee, Nashville, 1976-1977.

Instructor journalism Belmont College, Nashville, 1976-1977. Member adjunct faculty Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1979-1981. Instructor communications art University Kentucky, Louisville, 1980-1981.

Instructor communications Union College, Cranford, New Jersey, 1981. Instructor art history/appreciation Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, 1983-1984. Adjunct faculty Dallas Baptist University, since 1989.


Active Computer-Aided Software Engineering, Abilene, 1985-1986. Chairman missions committee 1st Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas, 1989. Board directors American Christian television System, Abilene, 1984-1986, Station KACU-FM Education Radio, Abilene, 1985-1986.

Sergeant USARNG, 1956-1963. Member Alliance Higher Education, Public Information Officer Council, Religious Public Relations Council, American Advisory Federation, Baptist World Alliance Task Force, Baptist Public Relations Association, Texas Baptist Communications Association (program vice president 1987, president 1988), Circle K Club, Kiwanis (editor Abilene chapter 1983-1986), Delta Phi Delta (president 1960-1961), Omicron Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, reading, teaching, freelance design, writing and editing.


Married Priscilla Louise Kelly, December 22, 1964. Children: Deborah Michelle, Pamela Kathleen Smith.

Delmer Loyd Wood

Neva Irene (Dillon) Wood

Priscilla Louise Kelly

Pamela Kathleen Smith Wood

Deborah Michelle Wood