Irvin B. Harrell is the Assistant Director Writer/Editor for NSU’s Office of Public Relations, Marketing, and Creative Services. He is responsible for producing, writing, and editing content promoting the university. Before arriving at NSU, Irvin was the Coordinator of Strategy & Marketing for the College of Health Sciences at Old Dominion University, in Norfolk, Va.
Irvin has been a journalist and communications specialist for more than 30 years. He has worked at several newspapers during his career, many of them in Florida. The Tampa Tribune, Tampa Bay Times, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Detroit News, The Virginian-Pilot and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are among those newspapers. Irvin has held a variety of jobs: writer, copyeditor, assistant photo editor, music writer, assistant news editor, assistant city editor, political editor, assistant business editor, director community outreach, newsroom recruiter, as well as urban and suburban editor.
Irvin sits on the Advisory Board for the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida. He is also a member of the Public Relations Society of America.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Florida and has a Master of Arts in Humanities from Old Dominion University.