Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Collin Burwinkel is a Public Relations Specialist for Transwestern’s North Texas operations, based in Dallas. He supports media relations efforts, social media management, internal communications and brand management for the firm.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Prior to joining Transwestern, Collin worked for Ketchum, a top global public relations firm. During his time with the agency, he serviced accounts within a wide array of industries including retail, fitness, oil and gas, healthcare and food and beverage. Collin has worked with many of the world’s top brands, including ExxonMobil, Target, MillerCoors, Orangetheory Fitness, Hyundai, Alcon, Ben. E Keith and the Country Music Association.
 
Prior to joining Ketchum, Collin held fellowships and internships with the University of Alabama Department of Athletics, the Houston Zoo and the Houston Methodist Hospital where he supported marketing and strategic communication objectives.

EDUCATION

Collin is certified in Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He has been recognized by the American Advertising Federation as an ADDY award recipient and serves as a career ambassador for the Collegiate Career Assistance Program (CCAP) at the Alabama Center for Real Estate. A Houston native and avid golfer, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama.