|Position:||Digital Media Coordinator|
Will Owens serves as the Digital Media Coordinator for GSU Athletics, a position he began on July 1, 2016. Along with managing the GSU Panthers’ social media accounts, he is responsible for developing and implementing the digital media strategy for the athletics department and its 15 varsity sports. Owens also serves as the Sports Information Director for the women’s basketball, softball and cross country programs.
Prior to moving into the Digital Media Coordinator role, Owens served two years as a graduate assistant in the Sports Communications office. During that time, he worked as the SID for the GSU volleyball, softball, beach volleyball, men’s tennis and women’s tennis teams. Owens also helped manage the GSU Athletics’ social media presence. He joined the #PantherFamily in July 2014 and received his Master's in sports administration from Georgia State in December 2015.
Owens graduated from Western Kentucky in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in broadcasting. While at WKU, he worked two years in the Sports Communications office, serving as the contact for tennis while assisting with other sports.
Owens interned with the Louisville Bats baseball club in 2013. His duties included writing game recaps, posting to social media, and setting up the press box before each game. In 2012, Owens volunteered with Bike4Alz as the media relations coordinator.
Owens is from Louisville, Ky.