Dawn Doty joined CMCI as a full-time public relations instructor in 2016. She also serves as the adviser to the Public Relations Student Society of America. She was recognized with the PRSA's Outstanding Educator of the Year Award in 2021. Before joining CU Boulder, she worked as partner and vice president at Denver-based Linhart Public Relations where she earned a reputation as an energizing, creative and no-nonsense leader who cares deeply for her team and clients. Her clients included Chipotle, Crocs, General Mills, Southwest Airlines, and the U.S. Air Force Academy. During her extensive professional career, she held positions in Chicago and San Francisco for several global public relations and ad firms including Ketchum, Burson-Marsteller and Foote, Cone & Belding. In addition, she serves as a judge for one of the PR industry’s most distinguished honors, the Public Relations Society of America’s Silver Anvil Award.