PSU sports hires local Sports Director
A December 2012 graduate of Pittsburg State University with a bachelor's of science degree in communication
Pittsburg State University announced a new hire Monday. A member of the media well known to news watchers in the Four States. KRPS's Fred Fletcher-Fierro has more.
In a web post at PittStateGorillas.com, PSU Athletics Director Jim Johnson announced the hire of current KOAM-TV Sports Director Jacob Lenard to the role of Pitt State's Associate Athletic Director for Fan Engagement.
Lenard has held the position of Sports Director at KOAM for seven years. A 2012 grad of Pittsburg State with a bachelor of science degree in communication, Lenard joined KOAM first as a multimedia news journalist in 2013.
He became a sports reporter for the station in 2014 before being promoted to Sports Director in June 2015. The Yates Center, Kansas native will coordinate and manage all aspects of overall athletics program promotion and outreach through digital media, broadcasting, and other components of the game day experience for fans.
Lenard also will serve as oversight administrator for the MIAA Digital Network. He starts in his new position this June. For 89 9 KRPS News, I'm Fred Fletcher-Fierro