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Debra Muller Price

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Office #: LAMP 206 
Office Phone: 512-245-5253

Courses Taught: MC1313 Media Writing, MC4313 Writing for Public Relations, MC4320 Public Relations Campaigns, MC4326 Advanced Social Media, MC4376C Public Relations Case Studies

Concentration: Public Relations

After enjoying 30 years in journalism and public relations, Debra Muller Price joined Texas State University in 2018 as a full-time lecturer in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Price earned a bachelor of journalism degree from The University of Texas, where she served as managing editor of The Daily Texan. She began her professional career in New York City, working as an intern for Esquire magazine and as an editor for three publishing companies – Hearst Magazines, Meredith Corporation, and Gruner + Jahr.

Over the years, Price developed expertise in interior design, arts, antiques and travel, leading to a freelance career writing for national and regional publications. Her work has appeared in Country Living, Coastal Living, Art & Antiques, Veranda, Traditional Home, Forbes FYI, The Boston Globe, and the Charlotte Observer. She is the author of two books, Garden Decorating and Christmas With Country Living.

Price shifted her focus to public relations after relocating to the Southeast. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, she served as director of marketing and communications for a leading institute serving children with special needs. She has also worked as a communications strategist and editor for a variety of companies, nonprofits, and arts organizations in Tennessee and Texas.

In 2016, Price returned to school to earn a master's degree in mass communication with a concentration in strategic communication from Texas State University. She lives in Austin, where she enjoys hiking and exploring Central Texas with her husband, two sons, and two dogs.