|Title:||Manager of College & Athletic Media Relations|
Working within the Office of Marketing & Communications asmanager of college and athletic media relations, Chris Doughertyjoined Coker’s team in 2011. He is responsible for all mediarelations relating to the Cobras’ 19 NCAA Division IIathletic teams.
Dougherty serves as the liaison between the athletics departmentand the media, handling all media requests for Coker athletics. Inaddition, he develops news and feature stories, directs videoprojects, assists with social media and the Coker Cobras’website, and provides support between the athletics and marketingdepartments.
Prior to his position as manager of college and athletic mediarelations, which began in July 2013, Dougherty served as manager ofathletics media relations and marketing from Jan. 2012-July 2013.Before that, he was content manager and writer for Coker.
Dougherty served as sports editor for the Standard Journalnewspaper in Milton, Pa., from 2009-11, where he wrote gamereports, features and columns for the six-day-a-week paper and wasresponsible for, among other things, making weekly assignments forstaff writers, editing stories and photos, layout, online contestsand budgeting.
Dougherty holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism fromIndiana University of Pennsylvania. While at IUP, he wrote for thestudent newspaper and was featured on the student radiostation.
Originally from Allentown, Pa., Dougherty resides in Florence,S.C.