ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten announced the hiring of Katie Kane as Assistant Director, Communications. Kane will be the primary communications contact for women’s basketball, baseball and field hockey and also serve as the media coordinator for the Big Ten Women’s Basketball and Baseball Tournaments.
Kane joins the Big Ten after spending the last four years as Associate Sports Information Director at West Virginia, where she was responsible for the public and media relations efforts of the women’s basketball team.
Prior to West Virginia, Kane was an Assistant Director, Interim Director and Graduate Assistant for Western Illinois Athletics Media Services. She earned a master’s degree in sport management from Western Illinois in 2008 and received a bachelor’s degree in communication studies, along with a minor in sociology, from Illinois State in 2006.
TRANSACTION: Katie Kane hired as Assistant Director, Communications.