July 10, 2014
LOGAN, Utah - Megan Allen has been named an Assistant Media Relations Coordinator with the Utah State Athletics Department it was announced Thursday by Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations Doug Hoffman. Allen officially began her duties at USU on July 9.
"I am thrilled that we were able to hire Megan for this newly created position within the USU Athletics Department," said Hoffman. "She has done an incredible job during her time at Utah State as a student and I have no doubts that her professional career with be just as successful."
In her new position, Allen will serve as the primary media contact for Utah State's gymnastics and softball programs, while assisting with a number of other sports. Allen will also assist with the daily operations of the athletic department's various social media platforms and will be involved in the statistical crews of numerous sports.
Allen has spent the past three years working in the Utah State Athletic Media Relations Office, including the past two as its graduate assistant as she served as the media contact for the Aggies' gymnastics program. Allen also worked on numerous stat crews over the past three years, including serving as the chief in-game statistician for women's basketball.
"I am very excited about the opportunity to begin my professional career within the Utah State Athletics Department," said Allen. "I have truly loved my time as an undergraduate and graduate student at Utah State and I look forward to the challenges associated with this new position."
Allen, a native of Tucson, Ariz., earned her master's degree from Utah State in physical education in the spring of 2014 and her bachelor's degree from USU in journalism in the spring of 2012.
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