Ryan Whittington

Marketing & Brand Strategy Director

Ryan M Whittington

As Director of Marketing and Brand Strategy at his alma mater, Ryan leads a team of photographers, videographers, and marketing strategists charged with developing and executing institutional marketing and brand campaigns.


Ryan received a B.A. and M.A. in Journalism from the University of Mississippi and has worked in University Marketing & Communications since 2012. 

During his time at Ole Miss, he has presented at several local, statewide, and regional public relations and marketing conferences including the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Southern Public Relations Federation. A former president of the local chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi, he was named to the Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 50 Under 40 Class of 2020.


B.A. Journalism, The University of Mississippi (2009)

M.A. Journalism, The University of Mississippi (2011)