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Communications Journalism Media

Dave Donovan ’92, director of sports/executive vice president, DKC

April 16, 2020 at 5:00pm6:00pm EDT

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Presented by the Newhouse Sports Media Center

Dave Donovan is an 18 year veteran of DKC, leading the firm’s award-winning sports practice.

Donovan represents an eclectic mix of clients including Kevin Durant/35 Ventures, Ken Burns/PBS, Jay Williams, Facebook, Sports Business Journal, NYRR/NYC Marathon, Premier League, Big East Conference, Top Rank Boxing, Pro Football Hall of Fame and Liberty National Golf Club, among others.

He also founded DKC’s thriving esports practice which includes current partners FaZe Clan, Gen.G, Flash Point and VENN.

Donovan provides strategic communications counsel to a wide range of individuals and brands; manages PR activation for many of the most prestigious sponsorships in sports; spearheads press relations for several global events and consistently develops data-driven marketing campaigns that illuminate brand awareness and accelerate core business objectives. He also oversees DKC’s media training and crisis practices.

Donovan began his career in broadcast news, anchoring and reporting on both television and radio. During his tenure with the ABC and NPR stations in Syracuse, New York, he was honored with local news Emmy and Press Club awards.

Donovan earned a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism from the Newhouse School.

Hosted on Zoom by Brad Horn, professor of practice in public relations.

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This event was published on April 14, 2020.

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