Jill Alexander


Jill Alexander, APR, Fellow PRSA, is Associate Teaching Professor and Public Relations Certificate Coordinator at UMSL Dept. of Communication & Media. Following a 30-year career in public relations and corporate communication, she brings a wealth of expertise in media relations, corporate communication, internal communication, crisis communication, community relations and social media content creation to the classroom. She is an Adobe Creative Educator and is also certified as an effective college instructor by the Association of College and University Educators.

In a previous role as senior director, corporate communication, Alexander has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale), Miami Herald, Denver Post, Kansas City Star, St. Louis Post Dispatch, St. Louis Business Journal, Pittsburgh Post, Pittsburgh Tribune, Quad-City Times, Waterloo Courier, SEMissourian (Cape Girardeau), Vicksburg Post, Natchez Democrat, Mobile Press Register, Biloxi Sun-Herald and numerous television stations across the United States. She has created content for internal communication, social media channels including Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.

She also serves as faculty advisor to the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter at the University. She has previously served as district chair for the Midwest District of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Additionally, she served as treasurer for PRSA Midwest District, and past president of PRSA St. Louis. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Missouri Veterans History Project.

My Sessions

Write. Edit. Share. Repeat. – PR and Social Media

Course Dates: Friday November 12th Course Times: 9:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M. Certificate Hours: 7 Location: Online REGISTER NOW *Registration will be available on October 4, 2021 at 12:00 pm CST This is not an online self-paced course. You will learn about Public Relations and Social Media in a safe virtual live classroom through the digital […]