|Position:||Assistant Athletics Director for Football Operations|
Jason Andrews enters his third season as an Assistant Athletics Director and the Director of Football Operations at Arkansas State.
His first two seasons with the team saw the Red Wolves post a combined 16-10 record, make back-to-back postseason appearances in the 2015 GoDaddy Bowl and 2015 New Orleans Bowl and win the 2015 Sun Belt Conference Championship with an unblemished 8-0 record.
Andrews came to Arkansas State after spending the previous seven years with the University of North Carolina Athletic Department, where he served as the Assistant Director of New Media for the Tar Heels. During that time he assisted in the coordination of video production for 28 University of North Carolina sports. Andrews served in various roles such as cameraman, director and producer for UNC productions and live events providing videos for GoHeels.com, video boards, coaches’ TV shows, press conferences and other live productions.
Andrews regularly dealt with Tar Heel Sports Properties to fulfill media rights agreements; UNC marketing to promote ticket sales, overall brand recognition and fan enjoyment; and coaches to create game day atmosphere as well as recruiting videos.
Andrews helped produce groundbreaking live football signing day coverage in 2007 for online viewership, which has since become commonplace for all prominent football programs. During his time at UNC, they partnered with ESPN to produce live coverage of Olympic sports using UNC staff and resources and have broadcast on ESPN’s family of networks to cover over 100 athletic events to date, including spring football games, post season baseball, etc.
Andrews was also in charge of creating live game day atmosphere for football and men’s basketball through the use of video board content, in stadium music, band and special performances, lighting enhancements, special presentations and coordinating with TV networks.
Andrews graduated from the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in Communication Studies, Media Production.