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Chris Whitehead
Chris Whitehead

Position:
Assistant Director/Media Relations

Joined USM Staff
October 2013

Responsibilities
Primary media contact for Southern Miss Women's Soccer and Softball; Secondary media contact for Southern Miss football

Experience
Worked at the University of North Florida (2009-13) serving as the primary media contact for baseball, men's soccer and swimming & diving... Promoted to publications coordinator in 2011... Worked as a graduate assistant at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2005-09) serving as the primary contact for the Ragin' Cajuns' women's basketball team (2005-09), baseball team (2006-07), men's golf team (2005-09) women's soccer team (2005-09) and the Ragin' Cajuns' nationally ranked softball team (2008-09)... Interned at Georgia Tech (2003-05) primarily working with men's and women's cross country and men's tennis...Worked for a year as an intern for the Greensboro Bats Minor League Baseball Team (2003) in Greensboro, N.C.... Served as a student assistant in the sports information department for four years at Georgia Tech (1999-02)... Has worked conference baseball, basketball and softball tournaments, NCAA football bowl game, as well as, NCAA Regionals (baseball, basketball and softball), NCAA Super Regionals (baseball and softball) and the Women's College World Series

Personal
Born on December 30 in Natchez, Miss. ... Received undergraduate degree in management in 2002 from Georiga Tech ... Attended graudate school at Louisiana-Lafayette majoring in public relations ... Member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)... Member of Young CoSIDA... Former member of National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America (NCBWA) and Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA)... Member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity

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