Corporate communications consultant; Public relations practitioner; journalist. Born–  April 3, 1932, Lanett. Parents–Emmett Bruce and Jenelle Williams Harrison.  Married Lucy White, 1954  (divorced 1971). Children–three. Married Patricia de Stacy Spain, August 23, 1973.  Education– University of Alabama, B.A. 1954;  postgraduate study, Catholic University. While at University of Alabama, editor of Crimson-White, 1953-1954. Reporter, Talladega News, 1955; Columbus Ledger, 1956. Administrative assistant, Rep. Kenneth Roberts, Washington, D.C., 1957-61;  worked on campaign of John F. Kennedy, 1960.  Public relations director, Manufacturing Chemists Association, 1961-69; vice-president, Freeport Minerals, 1969-73. Founded  E. Bruce Harrison, Co. , 1973; president, 1973-1997.  Chairman and CEO, consulting firm EnviroComm International, 1992-  Member of the National Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists, and other professional organizations. Received National Endowment for the Humanities Award, 1967, for his play, Behind the Paper Faces; 1991, elected to the College of Fellows of the Public Relations Society of America; 2000, elected to the Public Relations Hall of Fame; 2009, received the Distinguished Service Award of the Arthur W. Page Company.


Birmingham News, May 7, 1967; letter from Bruce Harrison; Who’s Who online; ancestry.com


Behind the Paper Faces. (Produced at Los Alamos Playhouse, Los Alamos, N.M., 1967)

The Chuckledust Caper. Washington, D.C.; Arena Stage, 1968.

The Day the Senate Fell in Love. Washington, D.C.; Catholic University, 1967.

Environmental Communications and Public Relations Handbook.  Government Institute, 1992.

Going Green:  How to Communicate your Company’s Environmental Committment.  Homewood, IL:  Business One Irwin, 1993.

11,000 Pieces of Jade. New York; Dramarena, 1969.