Mr. Noah Nelson
Mr. Noah Nelson
Vice President for Media Relations & Community Engagement
McDowell Administration (BA) 296B

Noah Lord Nelson is Vice President for Media Relations & Community Engagement at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Nelson, a communications strategist, voiceover talent, and former network correspondent for NBC News, has been at the University since 2012. His roles have included Director of Community Engagement & Media Relations and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism.

During his 30-year career in broadcast news, Nelson was the winner of numerous awards, including gold and silver medallions from the New York International Film Festival for “Best News Series” and two News Emmys for his work at NBC News Cleveland, Ohio.

As a domestic and international reporter with NBC, he covered events ranging from U.S. presidential campaigns to civil war conflicts in Latin America and international drug trafficking in Columbia and Mexico.

Nelson has also been the voice over talent for dozens of commercials, documentaries, video games and animation projects such as “Skyrim,” “Metal Gear,” “The Jackie Chan Adventures,” and the hit series “Adventure Time.”

His responsibilities as vice president will include overseeing university marketing and communications and KETR, a National Public Radio station on the university campus. As head of Media Relations & Community Engagement, Nelson will be responsible for building stronger relationships between the University and regional civic, educational, and governmental organizations.

Vice President Nelson is a 1973 Journalism graduate of East Texas State University, now Texas A&M University-Commerce.