Marion Pyle, M.A.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication Studies
Phone: (213) 703-9957
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Biography

Marion M. Pyle is an award-winning media and communications professional with a unique blend of expertise that includes broadcast journalism, public affairs, social marketing, advertising, theater arts, and public relations.

As a writer, producer, and host of a California cable television video news magazine about green living, Pyle has been recognized with numerous Telly, PRism, and PCLA awards. A fluent Spanish speaker, Pyle is also a Clio-award recipient for her bilingual advertising work as copywriter and producer. She has directed successful regional and/or national public relations campaigns for Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment, First 5 California, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, L.A. Auto Show, L.A. County Health Department, Whole Foods, and Hope for People International.

For public, corporate, and nonprofit clients, Pyle conducts executive media trainings, leadership coaching, and professional speaking seminars. Besides the U.S., she has worked in Australia, Mexico, China, and Southeast Asia.

Pyle is also an accomplished author and speaker. Her book Healed, Healthy and Whole, How We Beat Cancer with Integrative Therapies and Essential Healing Strategies has led to appearances on the Christian Broadcast Network’s 700 Club; Daystar Network’s Tabletalk with Joni Lamb; the Dove Network’s Focus Today; Christian Television Network’s Herman and Sharron Show; American Family Radio’s Today’s Issues; as well as numerous publications and blogs.

Education

  • M.A., Media and Communication Management, University of Southern California
  • B.A., Mass Communication , Universidad Anahuac

Academic Area

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Department of Communication Studies

Expertise

  • Advertising and Social Marketing
  • Advertising Copywriting and Producing, Video Marketing
  • Executive Media Training, Leadership Coaching, and Speech Training
  • Public Affairs, Public Relations, Media Relations, and Broadcast Journalism
  • Strategic Media and Communications
  • Television, Film, Theater, and Performing Arts

Courses Taught

  • COMM 211 – Professional Communication