Student Agency Director
Aubree Hughes is the agency director. She oversees all campaigns and projects and maintains communication with clients and team members to ensure public relations goals are met. Aubree is a senior public relations major and is a community relations associate for the Oklahoma City Thunder. She is an avid writer, as she is a NewsOK Contributor, freelance journalist and previously a sports journalist for the university newspaper, The Talon. She handled different aspects of public relations and communications interning with Congressman Tom Cole in his Norman office in 2015 and served on Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s Student Leadership Council. As a member of OC’s Track and Cross Country team, Aubree was recognized as OC’s first NCAA Division II runner to be a part of the College Sports Information Directors of America's Academic All-District 6 honor team. The honor recognizes student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and academically. Upon graduating in December 2017, Aubree hopes to work for an NBA team, continue in freelance journalism and eventually go to graduate school to study sports and media law.
Media Relations Director
Mandolin Skipworth is a junior public relations major at Oklahoma Christian University from the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. She serves as media relations director for Eagle PR. She communicates with the media to create newsworthy events, pitches client stories to the press, handles edits for all the firm’s copy, builds relationships with community leaders and OC”s PRSA chapter professionals and creates all media lists, press releases and media alerts. Mandolin also covers all feature stories, opinion editorials and blogs. This is her second year working for Eagle PR; last year she was the research coordinator. 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. On campus, Mandolin, a clarinet player for 9 years, is in the OC symphonic band. She is the public relations co-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.
Digital Media Director
Christian Franklin is a junior public relations major at Oklahoma Christian University. He serves as the digital media director for Eagle PR. He creates and publishes social media content for all client accounts and oversees any digital media operations. His expertise also includes 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. He enjoys sports, cars, movies, shooting guns and making everyone around him laugh.
Laura Twagirayezu is Eagle PR’s research coordinator. She organizes media lists and conducts thorough research on present and future clients to gain a comprehensive understanding of their mission and goals. Laura is from Rwanda Kigali and is a senior public relations major with a minor in finance. She is the president of the OC’s PRSSA chapter and community relations director for Oklahoma Christian Modern Abolitionists, an organization raising awareness of human trafficking. She was previously involved in the Student Government Association as a dormitory representative, where she learned more about the school’s government dynamic. In the summer of 2016, she interned with Creative Oklahoma, a nonprofit that promotes education, innovation and growth in Oklahoma’s students. Laura enjoys exploring Oklahoma City and her friends’ company. She also has a passion for good food and music. Her adventurous spirit has taken lead her to do mission work in Northern Ireland this past summer. As an international student, Laura has a love for world travel and experimenting new cultures.
Elizabeth Killough is Eagle PR’s event coordinator. She plans, promotes and manages client events. She is a public relations major and first-year Eagle PR member. Elizabeth is a sophomore from the suburbs of Houston, Texas. She loves meeting new people, building relationships and staying organized. In addition to managing Eagle PR events, she practices photography and does some of the agency’s design. On campus, she is a resident assistant for Resident Life, a part of Iota Kappa Phi, Oklahoma Christian’s Chamber choir and loves smiling at people. She also loves traveling, music, serving her church community and being around the people she loves.