Mark Franklin was hired in July 2018 by Pearl River Community College to serve as the Coordinator of Video Productions and Assistant Director of Communications. Franklin’s main responsibility is to coordinate the school’s broadcasts of Wildcat sporting events. He also assists Patrick Ochs, Director of Communications for Athletics, with day-to-day public relations work and running the school’s website, PRCCAthletics.com.
Franklin graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. While in Oxford, Franklin served as a student assistant for its Sports Information Department for three years. Prior to attending Ole Miss, Franklin attended PRCC for two years. Franklin is a 2013 graduate of Pearl River Central High School, where he played football and golf; he also served as the public address announcer for the Blue Devils’ baseball team.
Franklin is a native of Pearl River County who grew up in Carriere, Mississippi. Franklin is one of three siblings and is an avid fan of the New Orleans Saints and the Toronto Raptors.