Elizabeth Killough - Firm Director
Elizabeth Killough serves as the firm director for Eagle PR. She oversees all client work, pitches client stories to the press, handles edits for all the firm’s copy and builds relationships with community leaders and OC's PRSA chapter professionals. She oversees all campaigns and projects and maintains communication with clients and team members to ensure public relations goals are met. She is a public relations major and third-year Eagle PR member who has prior experience with Event Planning and Digital Media. Elizabeth is a junior from outside of Houston, Texas. She loves meeting new people, building relationships and staying organized. In addition to leading the firm’s efforts, she practices photography and does some of the agency’s writing. This past summer, she served at a church in Springfield, Missouri as a youth intern. As part of her job, she was in charge of their social media channels, led communication efforts to the church’s youth group and took pictures at all of the events. Elizabeth’s writing has been published in Newsok, Life and Leisure and the Edmond Sun. On campus, she is an active member of Iota Kappa Phi, a member of OC’s PRSSA, is in Oklahoma Christian’s Chamber choir, is the Social Media Administrator for Soundings lIterary & Visual Arts Journal and is the historian for the entire choir program for the second year. She performed in Oklahoma Christian’s homecoming musicals in 2016 and 2018 and was the overall homecoming photographer for the 2017 homecoming. She also loves traveling, music, serving her church community and being around the people she loves.
Christian Franklin - Technology Director
Christian Franklin is a senior public relations major at Oklahoma Christian University. He serves as the technology director for Eagle PR. As technology director, he works with video and interactive media, including filming footage with drones and working with incorporating new content with the latest electronics. He previously served as the media relations director for the firm in 2018, and previously as the digital media director in 2017, handling social media content for all client accounts and oversaw any digital media operations, along with website creation, design and social media advertising. During summer 2016, Christian was the communications intern for the Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma, where he gained experience in media relations and community relations. In the summer of 2017, Christian interned at Jones Public Relations, one of the top PR agencies in Oklahoma City. There, he created social media content for multiple clients, helped in the development of PR campaigns and worked on executive profiles for head team members of various organizations. Christian has been a member of OC PRSSA since fall of 2015 and currently serves as OC PRSSA's vice president of campus communication. In the fall of 2018, he led a team of students from EaglePR in a national campaign competition, Up to Us, in which he and his team helped spread awareness of the national debt crisis. He enjoys sports, cars, movies and making everyone around him laugh.
Shaylin Stephenson - Research and Evaluation Coordinator
Shaylin Stephenson is Eagle PR’s research and evaluation coordinator. She is a public relations major with a minor in bible and second-year Eagle PR member. Shaylin is a junior from Lubbock, Texas. She enjoys meeting new people, getting out of her comfort zone, building relationships with others and has a heart for mission work. She is a tour guide at Oklahoma Christian University and enjoys that time spent with prospective students who are looking to make OC their home. She is also a member of Gamma Rho. Most of all, Shaylin loves the Lord and hopes to bring the light of God to everybody she meets.
Mandolin Skipworth - Firm Advisor
Mandolin Skipworth is a senior public relations major at Oklahoma Christian University from the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. She serves as the firm advisor for Eagle PR. After a year as the firm director, Mandolin has taken a step back to advise the new director, Elizabeth Killough. Mandolin now completes additional work for the firm including editing the Eagle PR informational booklet, submitting awards for the team, writing OC blog stories and creating social media posts. This is her third year working for Eagle PR; two years ago she was the research coordinator, in the fall 2017 semester she served as the media relations director, while she began her role as firm director in the spring of 2018 and ended in December. She gained corporate experience in the summer of 2016, interning as a copy editor for Dynamesh in Batavia, Illinois. As copy editor, she wrote and edited copy for their rebranded website. This past summer, she worked as the marketing and events intern for the Village of Oswego, Oswego's city hall. She worked events, wrote website copy, ran social media and created a local "Humans of Oswego" campaign. Mandolin is now also working as the social media intern for Oklahoma Christian University’s marketing office. On campus, Mandolin, a clarinet player for 9 years, is in the OC symphonic band. She was the director for the campus homecoming and is active in her on-campus social club. She enjoys creative opportunities and getting to work with a variety of people.
Haleigh Evans - Events Coordinator
Haleigh Evans serves as the Events Coordinator for Eagle PR. She is a junior public relations major from the small town of Sallisaw, Oklahoma. This is her second year on the Eagle PR team. Haleigh loves meeting new people and learning their stories. She has a passion for participating in international mission work and building relationships with the people she encounters. Haleigh is an active member of Gamma Rho at Oklahoma Christian University. She enjoys participating in campus events like Earn Your Wings, homecoming, and Spring Sing. She also enjoys writing, spending time with her friends, and being outdoors.
Melanie Campbell - Digital Media Associate
Melanie Campbell is in the midst of her first year at Eagle PR as a digital media associate. She is a junior studying public relations at Oklahoma Christian University and is originally from Westminster, Colorado. Melanie specializes in content creation and curation, website creation, and oversees social media for various clients. She formerly served as an Administrative Assistant for the Sounding Literary and Visual Arts Journal helping with events around campus, and served as a photographer for the 2018 homecoming. Recently, Melanie served as an intern at the Alzheimer’s Association in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. During her time there, she created content for their social media pages, photographed special events, helped prepare the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, and created media lists and disseminated information to various news outlets. Melanie is currently active in photography work, the club Phi Omega Nu and OC PRSSA. She has a heart for photography as well as engaging in connections with people locally and internationally.
Bayley Eckhart - Staff Associate
Bayley Eckhart is a junior public relations major at Oklahoma Christian University. She is from Edmond, Oklahoma and serves as a Staff Associate. She is the Historian and handles all the social media for her social club Theta. Bayley spent the summer of 2018 teaching English and building relationships with the natives of Thailand. She enjoys meeting new people and learning about the diversity of the world. Bayley also enjoys hiking, camping and hammocking outdoors with her friends.
Seth Parker - Staff Associate
Seth MacQuade Parker is a junior public relations student with a minor in engineering from Broken Arrow, OK. This is his first year with Eagle PR and serves to support the other members as they need him. He is active on campus, serving as a member of OC’s Theater Troupe, the Student Government Association, and the Residence Life team. Seth organized OC’s very first Cinnamon Festival in 2018, and is currently organizing another one for this coming year. His hobbies include cooking, playing board games and voice acting.
Paige Adams - Staff Associate
Paige Adams is a senior public relations student at Oklahoma Christian University. Her primary levels of expertise are social media, feature writing, and interpersonal relations. She currently interns at the Edmond Church of Christ working with their campus ministry doing ministry and running their social media channels. She also serves as the Vice President of her social service club, Gamma Rho, and coordinates their events. In the past she has done social media content creation and administration for Oklahoma Christian University social media. She also oversaw social media for The Brew coffee and the Executive Director of Oklahoma Christian University College Republicans. For fun Paige enjoys exploring OKC and discovering more coffee shops, going to OSU football or Thunder basketball games and spending time exploring nature.
Paige Steeley - Staff Associate
Paige Steeley is a sophomore public relations major at Oklahoma Christian University from Tulsa, Oklahoma. As a second-year member of Eagle PR, she serves as a staff associate, preparing articles about notable events on campus to be featured on the OC website and editing content. She is a member of PRSSA and an accounts payable clerk at Petra Industries. In her free time, she enjoys performing in campus productions such as the homecoming musical Anything Goes and Spring Sing, reading good books and exploring the Oklahoma City area with her friends. In the fall 2018 semester, Paige studied abroad in Vienna, Austria and traveled throughout Europe in her free time.