Jerry Thull, MA

Jerry Thull Lecturer and PRSSA Faculty Advisor
Northern Arizona University
Strategic Communication
Blg COM 16 Rm #357
Phone: 928-523-2234

Research and teaching interests

Jerry Thull has been involved in communications since 1992 when he began working as an advertising executive for New Times, an alternative weekly newspaper in Phoenix. After earning a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno, he managed the newsroom of a daily newspaper in Sparks, Nevada. More recently he managed public relations for Grand Canyon Railway and marketing for the Flagstaff Convention and Visitors Bureau. This diverse experience has given him the opportunity to observe the media from a variety of perspectives. His goals as a teacher are to help students understand the nuances of the industry, develop skills that will make them more effective in the workplace, and assist them in making rewarding career decisions.

Courses offered

ADV 310 Advertising Media Selection
PR 272 Intro to Public Relations
PR 371 Public Relations Case Studies and Research
PR372W Public Relations Writing
PR471C Public Relations Projects and Campaigns

Links of interest:– Jerry's most recent professional experience involved the development of the official website of the Flagstaff Convention and Visitors Bureau.


MA, Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno, 1996
BS, Regional Development, University of Arizona, 1992