TROY - Troy University officials have announced the hiring of Greg Phillips as a University Relations coordinator.
Phillips' duties will include working closely with local media and covering news, features and other events for the university.
"Greg's enthusiasm and news experience will allow us to better serve not only our TROY family but the news media and public as well," said Matt Clower, director of University Relations.
Prior to joining the TROY staff, Phillips spent nearly eight years as a beat reporter at "The Dothan Eagle," where he covered the Houston County government and a variety of other news events.
Phillips is a 2006 graduate of Troy University, where he served as an editor of "The Tropolitan," TROY's weekly student newspaper.