Director of Content Strategy
Robin Saylor is Director of Content Strategy, as well as a writer/editor for the university's Marketing Department.
A native of Abilene, she was a National Merit Scholar and graduated from ACU with a B.A. in journalism in 1982 and an M.S. in digital media in 2003. She was editor of ACU's The Optimist newspaper and was recipient of the Wendell H. Bedichek award as the top journalism student.
Saylor joined the ACU staff in 2008 after a career as a reporter, news editor, city editor and design editor for the Abilene Reporter-News. She also did stints as advertising director for West Texas Wholesale Supply Co. in Abilene, city editor for the Big Spring Herald in Big Spring, Texas, and has edited and designed the Chamber of Commerce's Abilene Magazine since 2003. Saylor periodically teaches as an adjunct in ACU's Journalism and Mass Communication Department.
During her career, Saylor has won statewide Associated Press Managing Editors Contest awards for feature series, headline writing, front page design and feature page design. She has won local Addy awards for Abilene Magazine and Southern Hills Church of Christ promotional materials. She was employee of the year for the Abilene Reporter-News in 1997 and was inducted into the E.W. Scripps President's Club in 2000. Saylor is active on the women's ministry and communication teams for Southern Hills Church of Christ.