Ian Locke

Director, Media Relations at Norfolk Tides Baseball Club

Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Industry
Sports
Previous
  1. Computech, Inc.,
  2. Norfolk Tides Baseball Club,
  3. Charlotte Knights
Education
  1. Ithaca College
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Background

Summary

Over 10 years of experience in media relations, marketing, graphic design, data analysis, community relations and sponsorship sales

Experience

Director, Media Relations

Norfolk Tides Baseball Club
– Present (2 years 11 months)Norfolk, Virginia Area

Oversee all aspects of Media Relations for the Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.
* Serve as main point of contact for all media inquiries
* Responsible for design, content and layout of all team publications
* Compile statistical information used by media to cover team
* Oversee team's social media accounts
* Serve as primary contact for team website and online merchandise store
* Partner with sales accounts for print and web advertising

Data Analyst

Computech, Inc.
(1 year 3 months)

Data Analyst, Technical Writer for team that constructed National Broadband Map.
* Gathered and updated requirements from FCC and NTIA during project's lifespan
* Organized data from State Broadband and Data Development Program
* Monitored and tested issues in production and development environments

Director, Media Relations

Norfolk Tides Baseball Club
(6 years)

Oversee all aspects of Media Relations for the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets (2005-06) and Baltimore Orioles (2007-2010).
* Serve as main point of contact for all media inquiries
* Responsible for design, content and layout of all team publications
* Compile statistical information used by media to cover team
* Oversee team's social media accounts
* Serve as primary contact for team website and online merchandise store
* Partner with sales accounts for print and web advertising.

Assistant Media Relations Director

Charlotte Knights
(1 year 10 months)

Triple-A Affiliate of the Chicago White Sox

Media Relations Assistant

Auburn Doubledays
(5 months)

Short Season Class-A Affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays

Skills

  • Sports Management
  • Sports Marketing
  • Baseball
  • Sports
  • Sponsorship
  • Media Relations
  • Social Media
  • Press Releases
  • Event Management
  • Event Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Writing
  • Social Networking
  • Graphic Design
  • Editing
  • Web Content
  • Copy Editing
  • Digital Media
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Education

Ithaca College

Bachelor of Science, Sports Management

Concentrations in marketing and writing

Activities and Societies: Varsity Baseball, Student Athlete Advisory Council

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