Pair of Glads Promoted
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
The Gwinnett Gladiators announced promotions for two staff members on Tuesday. Formerly the Director of Merchandise, Christina Johnson will take over as the Director of Media, Game Operations & Merchandising, while David Foley has been promoted from the Associate Broadcaster and Production Coordinator to the Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations.
Johnson begins her eleventh season with the Gladiators as the new Director of Media, Game Operations & Merchandising. She will continue to be responsible for handling the business side of the teamís merchandise operations in addition to new responsibilities overseeing the Gladiators efforts with the Metro Atlanta media. Having won the 2008 ECHL Website of the Year award (alongside Dustin Bixby) Christina will return to the helm of gwinnettgladiators.com and take over most of the teamís graphic and print design initiatives. Sheíll also continue to spearhead the teamís Game Operations Department as well as sustaining her work with corporate and individual sales, organizational event planning, and the official team Twitter account. Christina began her career with the Gladiators as the Media Relations Intern during the teamís inaugural season in 2003-2004 before graduating from Georgia State University with a degree in journalism.
Foley enters his fourth season with the Gladiators, and in his new position will broadcast each of the teamís 72 games this upcoming season in addition to handling media relations duties, in-game production elements, and sales responsibilities. He began his career in pro sports with the Lakewood BlueClaws in 2009-10, serving as the Media Relations and Broadcasting Intern for the Phillies Low-A minor league baseball team. The following season he joined the Gladiators as a Broadcasting and Media Relations Assistant. The Gladiators will team up with Jacobs Media for the tenth consecutive season as the radio broadcast home of the Glads, with select games airing on AM 550/FM 102.9 WDUN and every game airing on WDUN.com.
Also recently joining the staff were Account Executives Patrick Moore and Doug Bushnell.
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