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College of Information and Communications

Faculty and Staff

Stephanie Martin

Title: Adjunct Faculty
Department: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Information and Communications
Phone: 803-576-7339
Office: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
800 Sumter Street, Room 210
Columbia, SC 29208
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Stephanie Martin


B.A., Political Science, University of South Carolina
M.M.C., Mass Communication, Louisiana State University

Background/Work Experience

Stephanie Martin is a seasoned public relations professional with experience in the nonprofit, government, utilities and higher education industries.

Her communication skills have been honed through positions with United Way, the state's electric cooperative association, Clemson University youth development programs and as a university instructor since 2012. She currently works for the University of South Carolina College of Education as a marketing and digital communications specialist.

She has collaborated to win multiple ADDY awards and a Best of Show from the American Advertising Federation, in addition to several accolades from United Way of America and the Southern Public Relations Federation.


Martin has a passion for helping students prepare themselves for the professional world through strong writing skills and common-sense approaches to professional work. Her teaching focuses heavily on public relations skills and writing. She also coordinates the journalism school's internship course.


A native of Sumter, Martin is a proud alumna of USC and LSU, which makes her both a Gamecock and a Tiger.

Martin is a long-time member of Delta Gamma (Women's) Fraternity, and in 2016, received the organization's Cable Award for "unusual loyalty and devotion far beyond normal alumnae participation."

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