Director of Communications

Paul Corliss

Director of Communications

UNT System Building, 745 | 1901 Main Street | Dallas, Texas 75201

(214) 752-5985

Paul Corliss oversees marketing and communications for the UNT System and UNT Dallas.  Through a variety of mediums, Mr. Corliss contributes to the UNT System's position as a key public influencer in the North Texas region by providing words, imagery, and brand positioning. For UNT Dallas, he serves as the lead institutional spokesperson in public forms, including crisis, event and issue management, and as the lead communications and marketing strategist.

Corliss joined the UNT System after spending 20 years in professional sports, most recently as Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the NBA’s alumni association, Director of Community Affairs & Business Public Relations for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints and Director of Communications for NASCAR’s Phoenix International Raceway. Through his own sports marketing company, Corliss has represented hundreds of celebrity athletes in marketing deals. He began his career as a sports writer for the Denton Record Chronicle and Dallas Morning News.

Corliss holds a master's degree in organizational leadership and administration from Concordia University Wisconsin and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Texas Christian University.