Earnest Harris

Earnest Harris


As an award-winning journalist, Earnest Harris has written for a who's who list of some of the country's leading publications with a career that took him to our largest media markets from New York City to Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, to Los Angeles.He has written for New York Newsday, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Dallas Morning News, The Riverfront Times (St. Louis), National Review magazine, Politico, The Huffington Post, Hispanic magazine and many others. He has also been a political columnist with the daily paper, The Austin American-Statesman, the editor-in-chief of a weekly newspaper in Washington, D.C., The American Weekly News, and the host of his own talk radio shows in Austin, Texas and St. Louis, Missouri.

His experience as a public relations and publicity professional includes heading up West Coast media relations for the world's largest public relations firm, Burson-Marsteller, where he oversaw media relations and media strategies for some of the world's largest corporations. Harris was also a public affairs and pr strategist for Public Strategies, an international public relations and public affairs firm.

In the entertainment publicity arena Harris has handled publicity for feature films, documentaries, bands, singers, actors, as well as producers and directors. He has also been lead publicist for an international film festival and overseen publicity for more than one record label.

Additionally, Harris taught communications for two sessions at the famed Lyndon Baines Johnson Graduate School for Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin as a Woodrow Wilson Program Instructor.

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