ECPR Texas is one of the largest award-winning public relations firms in Texas

ECPR Texas is one of the largest public relations firms in Texas. An Austin-based communications firm known for projects that make a positive difference, ECPR Texas specializes in media relations, digital marketing, video production, coalition building and grassroots efforts, event planning and crisis communications.

Formerly Elizabeth Christian Public Relations, ECPR Texas was founded by Elizabeth Christian in 1995 and acquired by Kristin Marcum, a long-time employee and the firm’s president, in March 2022. 

ECPR Texas is dedicated to developing and delivering measurable communication strategies that align with our clients’ objectives.

We are dedicated to developing and delivering measurable communication strategies that align with our clients’ objectives.


Texas Library Association

The Texas Library Association is the largest state library association in the country representing over 5,000 librarians with a mission to unite and amplify the voices of the library community through advocacy, education and intentional equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Southwest Airlines: Wanna get away? You can’t! An expert in crisis communication explains what they are still doing wrong

Like thousands of families across the country, ours was impacted by what U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has called a “meltdown” of Southwest Airlines’ system. 

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Austin Chamber of Commerce

In March 2021, ECPR received a phone call from the Austin Chamber of Commerce looking for a couple of months of media relations help as they searched for a new internal communications lead. Given ECPR’s close relationship with the Chamber, we were happy to help one of the most valued and respected organizations in the region bridge the gap for a few months.

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Founder-owned, Austin-based PR firm sells to longtime president after 27 years

AUSTIN, Texas—Elizabeth Christian Public Relations (ECPR), an Austin-based public relations firm led by Elizabeth Christian since its founding in 1995, has been acquired by longtime firm president Kristin Marcum.

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Texas Access to Justice Foundation

ECPR has worked with the Foundation to increase awareness for the Texas Legislature to create additional funding streams for civil legal aid. To further the effort, ECPR has organized several press conferences at the Capitol with leaders of the Access to Justice community, members of the Texas Supreme Court and Texas legislative leaders.

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Texas Mutual Insurance Company

Texas Mutual is on a mission to make Texas a safer, more productive place to work. ECPR works with the company to promote a message of workplace safety using several communication tools, including video.

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