Water is Our Business

What sets Laura Raun Public Relations apart?


Founder & President, Laura Raun Public Relations


Laura is an award-winning communications expert with proven skills in creating, presenting and evaluating strategic messages. Having founded LRPR in 2002, Laura has built the firm into a recognized name in water-related public relations across Texas and beyond. She has demonstrated a grasp of effective communications about water with a wide range of audiences, especially reaching out to the public and stakeholders. Laura also is a trained facilitator. Before founding LRPR, Laura worked for the BBC, CNN, Financial Times, Economist and Bloomberg. She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize as part of an Associated Press team and has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. Laura was born and raised in southeast Texas.


Campaign Manager / Strategist


Roberta Coffin is proven a professional well-versed in opinion formation, public relations, advertising and marketing communications. With the goal of engaging and activating stakeholders and specific audiences, she utilizes targeted messaging through strategically selected channels and social media platforms. Her ability to manage multifaceted campaigns and to reinforce messaging through branding, imaging and copywriting facilitates her results-driven approach to effective communications. As a hands-on practitioner, she enjoys the synergy of collaborative teamwork and interfacing with clients.

LRPR adheres to the conflict of interest guidelines issued by the Public Relations Society of America.

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