Austin currently serves as a U.S. Media Affairs Specialist at BP and is the founder of The Weekly Brew Podcast. At BP, Austin serves as the primary media contact for the company’s sponsorship with the United States Olympic Committee, U.S. University Relations, BP’s Westlake Campus, the company’s diversity and inclusion program’s, veterans affairs, STEM education outreach, and special projects such as the BP MS 150. He also manages the creation and production of video and graphic design content for the U.S.
Previously, Austin supported the publication of BP’s internal communication channels and contributed strong editorial skills and digital media savvy to the ongoing development of a top-notch center of digital content excellence within the U.S. digital communications team.
Prior to BP, Austin served as an athletic communications professional at Baylor and Louisiana Tech, handling day-to-day media relations duties for their various NCAA programs, and gaining a strong background in social media, marketing and brand management while working with national media outlets such as ESPN, Fox Sports and CBS College Sports.
Austin is a native of The Woodlands, Texas, and earned a political science degree from Baylor University in 2010.
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