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The Director of Athletic Communications for the Bisons, Jamie Gilliam is the primary media relations contact for the Lipscomb men's basketball and baseball teams and serves as the executive producer for the Lipscomb Radio Network and ESPN3/ASun.TV online television production. Gilliam also oversees the department's social media and website efforts and manages the staff of athletic communications assistants and student assistants.
Before being promoted Gilliam served as Athletics Communications Manager handling the day-to-day public and media relations efforts of the Lipscomb baseball, women's basketball and volleyball teams after joining the staff in July 2011.
A native of Decatur, Ala., Gilliam studied communications at Mississippi State University where he served as a student assistant in the Athletic Media Relations Department helping in day-to-day promotion of Bulldog athletics. While a part of the Mississippi State staff, Jamie served as the primary contact for both the men and women's track and field squads during their 2000 campaign. During his time in Starkville, Gilliam worked for ESPN, ESPN2, Jefferson Pilot, Comcast Charter Sports, and College Sports Southeast assisting with various gameday duties.
In addition to his duties at UAH, Gilliam has served as an official scorer for the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament, the Huntsville Stars and the now defunct Huntsville Flight of the National Basketball Development League (NBDL). He also served during the 2008-09 season as Assistant Commissioner of Public Relations for College Hockey America.
Gilliam got his start in sports information at Austin High School, where he served as statistician for the boy's basketball and baseball squads before graduating in 1995. That work earned him a scholarship to Calhoun Community College where he worked as statistician for the Warhawk basketball and baseball teams in 1996 and 1997.
Jamie is married to the former Beth Evans and the couple resides in south Nashville.