Strategic Communication - Colin Babiuk, MacEwan University (IABC Edmonton Podcast Episode 13)
This episode of the IABC Edmonton podcast is all about strategic planning as past president Marvin Polis interviews Colin Babiuk from MacEwan University’s Public Relations Program.
Colin Babiuk, MA, APR, FCPRS, is the Faculty and Curriculum Coordinator for the PR Program at MacEwan. Colin has more than 27 years of experience as a public relations practitioner in the private and public sectors. His experience includes issues management, stakeholder relations, media relations and marketing.
Colin holds a Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations, a Graduate Certificate in Public Relations Management and a Master of Arts in Professional Communication. He is a member of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Edmonton and IABC Edmonton, serving as a board member for both associations. Currently he is a member of the CPRS National Education Committee and serves as the Chief Grader for the Public Relations Knowledge (PRK) exam.
Colin earned his Accredited in Public Relations (APR) designation in 2004 and was admitted to the CPRS College of Fellows in 2012.
He joined the faculty at Grant MacEwan University as curriculum coordinator and instructor for the Public Relations Diploma Program in 2008. He served as the Program Chair from 2010 to 2014, and facilitated the redevelopment of the Public Relations Diploma program in 2010. Colin teaches courses in PR fundamentals, media relations, internal communications and communications research and supervises the professional practicum.
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