Jun 17th, 2013 @ 3:58 pm | Author: Greg Vanney
Mark Potts began work June 17 as VCSU’s new sports information director and media communications specialist (SID/MCS).

The dual appointment will have Potts handling media relations, programs, statistics and records for Viking athletics, while also assisting the university’s marketing efforts with photography, videography and social media.

"This is a new position created at VCSU," said Greg Vanney, director of marketing and communications. "We look forward to having Mark contribute regular content to VCSU's athletic website while also working with our marketing department to promote VCSU, its staff and students."

A 2008 journalism graduate of North Dakota State University, Potts previously served as a news reporter for the Williston (N.D.) Herald and sports editor of the Valley City Times-Record.

Most recently he worked for Ingstad Family Media, first as news director in Jamestown and then as sports director in the Valley City office. In the latter position Potts handled play-by-play sports announcing, hosted a live afternoon radio show on KOVC 1490 and contributed sports content to the NewsDakota.com website.