Troy Johnson

Executive Director, University Communications
Troy Johnson

Troy Johnson joined the Auburn University at Montgomery staff in September 2018 and oversees its Office of Communications. His responsibilities include management of the university’ public relations, media relations, social media and internal and external communications initiatives.

Before coming to AUM, he served as Director of Communications and Marketing for Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business and its College of Education. Over the course of his career in higher education public relations, Johnson has earned more than 30 awards from the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF) and Public Relations Council of Alabama (PRCA), including SPRF’s William A. Taylor Best of Show Award in 2018. He earned Senior Practitioner status from SPRF in 2019, a distinction conferred by the organization on veteran practitioners who exhibit high ethical standards.

Johnson earned a BA from Troy University and an MA from Auburn University.

He currently serves as a board member for PRCA’S Montgomery chapter and previously served on PRCA’s state board as vice president of finance. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. He is also a former board member for Auburn Opelika Habitat for Humanity.

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