Hal Harris brings nearly 20 years of experience in marketing and public relations to direct media monitoring and analysis of news coverage for all clients represented by McDonald Public Relations, Inc.
As a senior director at MPRI, Harris oversees media coverage and media placement efforts on behalf of all clients represented by the company. He serves as the internal account coordinator for all clients, ensuring that they are receiving the attention and coverage they need. As media placement director, he maintains ongoing relationships with the management of all major media outlets in the state of Texas and coordinates national pitch programs.
Harris spent almost 10 years in the marketing division of the Motorola Company in Austin, Texas where he was involed in new product service and account maintenance efforts. He also worked on numerous Motorola public relations outreach programs during his tenure at the electronics giant. It was a natural switch for Harris to go into public relations and product marketing.
Harris has served as a senior director for MPRI since January 1, 1999.
Harris earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Baylor University – where he remains active in alumni organizations and activities. He is married and the father of two children.