With nearly 20 years of extensive domestic and international public relations experience, Stephen L. Whyte has worked in Washington, D.C., New York City and around the world with companies such as 3Com, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Singer Sewing Machines and Little Giant Ladders. Stephen’s expertise ranges from working with the top-tier TV and print media in New York City to counseling CEOs in strategic communication activities to cultivating relationships with Members of Congress.
As a nationally recognized PR thought leader and strategist, Stephen enjoys helping UVU students prepare for success in the workplace through his role as Assistant Professor and PR Program Coordinator in UVU’s Communication Department.
In addition to Stephen’s exceptional teaching in the classroom, he has taken PR students on engaged learning trips throughout the nation to meet with his professional colleagues in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Seattle and Los Angeles. He was recently recognized as the 2012 National Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Outstanding Faculty Adviser out of 300 universities.
He and his wife, Roxane, and their five children enjoy traveling, skiing, and eating sugar cookie dough together.
Stephen L. Whyte is the Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Utah Valley University. Whyte has been apart of the communication department at Utah Valley University for eight years and has also been the coordinator of the undergraduate public relations program. Along with being a tenured associate professor, Whyte has also served as the faculty adviser for the Utah Valley University chapter of PRSSA.
Prior to coming to Utah Valley University, Whyte worked out of Washington D.C. as an international affairs specialist, where he was responsible for the relationship development with foreign ambassadors and members of congress. Whyte also worked in New York City with companies such as, 3Com, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and Singer Sewing Machines.
Whyte earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in public administration from Brigham Young University.
He and his wife, Roxane, along with their five children enjoy skiing, traveling, and spending time with extended family in Idaho.