University of Mobile Produces Podcast Showcasing Members of UM Community

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s first podcast, KNOWN, has just been released and features interviews with various members of the UM community, tracing their career paths and how they are “distinctively-driven.”

The podcast is hosted by Director of Creative Services Trey Taulbee and Marketing Communication Specialist Rivers Brunson of the Office of Marketing & Public Relations at UM. The 20-30 minute episodes are appropriate for listeners of any age, as well as for listeners who are not affiliated with University of Mobile.

“We want listeners to be challenged by these stories and understand that God’s Truth bears on every aspect of life,” says Taulbee.

Among those interviewed are university president Dr. Timothy Smith, theatre chair Rebecca Lake, physics professor Dr. Salomon Itza, and editor and editor-elect of The Alabama Baptist publication, Dr. Bob Terry and Jennifer Rash.

To begin listening to the series, visit, or find the podcast on iTunes or Soundcloud.


About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres. For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Rivers Brunson

Rivers is an experienced writer and an alumna of University of Mobile. She graduated in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She returned to University of Mobile professionally as marketing communications specialist in 2017. She also hosts a podcast with Bellum Creative Group called Due South about Southern arts and culture. A Grove Hill, Alabama native, Rivers fell in love with the city of Mobile as an undergraduate student and now calls it home; however she takes frequent trips to see her family who are NAMB church planters in Livingston, Montana. She has a lovable golden retriever named Cooper.

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