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Ralph Zobell

Responsibilities

Athletic Web Page and Game Program Coordinator for Brigham Young University, beginning September, 1998. Continued work as sports information director for baseball.

Education

Graduate Degree: Master of Arts, Mass Communications (BYU, August 1984) Thesis: "A History of Sports Publicity at Utah Universities"
College Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BYU, August 1978)
Undergraduate Major: Newspaper Journalism
Undergraduate Minor: Asian Studies
College: University of Wyoming (1971-72), Brigham Young University (1976-84)
High School: East High School (1971), Cheyenne, Wyoming

Years at BYU

1977-Present

Prior to BYU

Sports Information Director for Brigham Young University. I was promoted in my role in 1990. Associate Sports Information Director for Brigham Young University. I was a student intern for 1976, then assumed the full-time job of assistant sports information director in August 1977. Was promoted to associate director in 1979.

Career Highlights

Inducted to Cheyenne East High School Hall of Fame, 2004. Indonesian language teacher for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Language Training Mission, spring of 1976. Sportswriter for the Laramie Daily Boomerang, 1971-72. Sports Editor and sportswriter for the University of Wyoming Branding Iron (student newspaper), 1971-72.

Hometown

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Personal/Family

Wife, Janet, one daughter and three sons.