Robyn Zimmerman has worked in broadcast journalism for 20 years in Spartanburg and Tucson, Arizona, and for South Carolina ETV. She also directed communication departments and served as spokesperson for several state agencies. She was appointed to serve as press secretary for Governor David Beasley in 1995. She currently is the manager of Public and Community Relations for the Greenville Hospital System, where she oversees all internal and external media and community relations. She is an adjunct professor at Furman where she teaches advocacy and organizational communications. She holds a B.A. in speech from Florida State University and an M.A. in communications from the University of Michigan. Zimmerman's areas of expertise are media relations, public speaking, and business and organizational communications.