August 11, 2004


Ryan Griswold Named Athletic Media Relations Intern at Rhode Island College


Providence, RIRhode Island College named Ryan Griswold (South Windsor, CT) as the Athletic Media Relations intern for the 2004-05 academic year. Griswold will assist Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations and Promotions Scott Gibbons with all facets of the athletic media relations department.


Griswold graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University in May of 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in communication with a focus in public relations, and a minor in sports management.


Griswold comes to Rhode Island College with experience in both the worlds of professional and collegiate athletics. Griswold was hired as an intern in the public relations office of the Mohegan Wolves (arenafootball2) for the 2003 season, where he assisted with everyday duties such as creating and editing the organization’s media guide, program inserts, and updating statistics. He then went on to work as an assistant in the media relations department of the Connecticut Sun of the WNBA during the 2003-04 off-season. Griswold’s most recent work tenure was as an assistant for the Sports Information Department at Eastern Connecticut State University. Griswold’s main duties at ECSU were to help create the baseball media guide and maintain the squad’s statistics, among other tasks. 


     Griswold is a 2000 graduate of South Windsor High School. He currently resides in North Providence, Rhode Island.