The Current Texas A&M Branding and Marketing Program

Marilyn Martell, TAMU Vice President & Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Marilyn Martell, TAMU VP & Chief Marketing and Communications Officer; Regents Fellow

Marilyn M. Martell

Marilyn M. Martell is vice president and chief marketing and communications officer for Texas A&amp;M University. Martell is responsible for strategic direction and leadership of the Division of Marketing and Communications and provides oversight of 70 marketing and communications professionals. Committed to advancing the mission of Texas A&amp;M through strategic integrated communications and outreach, Martell provides leadership for university public relations, communications, marketing, social media, web, special events and KAMU TV/FM. Creative campaigns under her leadership have received recognition from CASE (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education) ad the IABC (International Association of Business Communicators). Prior to becoming vice president and chief marketing and communications officer, Martell served for 20 years as senior assistant vice chancellor for marketing and communications for the Texas A&amp;M Engineering Program, which includes the College of Engineering and Texas A&amp;M University and the Texas A&amp;M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), a state agency in the Texas A&amp;M University System. Prior to that, Martell coordinated communications for the Texas A&amp;M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), including leadership of media relations for Texas Task Force 1 during its response to the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Prior to joining Texas A&amp;M, Martell spend 12 years as a news reporter, producer and anchor at a variety of outlets including broadcast and cable television, AM/FM radio and newspapers. She is past-President of the Society of Professional Journalists and has received numerous awards for news and feature reporting. In 2016, Martell was named a Regents Fellow by the Texas A&amp;M System Board of Regents for significant commitment and contributions, exceptional leadership and service to the state of Texas and beyond.</p>