Gilbert Added As KU Media Relations Assistant

June 6, 2011

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Brad Gilbert has been hired as a media relations assistant in the Kansas Athletics Department it was announced Monday. Gilbert will officially begin his role July 1.

Gilbert was promoted from his position as a media relations student intern, a job he has held since January.

Gilbert is expected to be the main contact for the cross country and track and field teams, while serving as the secondary men’s basketball contact. Already at Kansas he has been a track and field contact, while assisting both men’s and women’s basketball.

After graduating from Olathe East High School, Gilbert came to KU, where he played the trumpet as a member of the school’s marching band and the basketball pep band. He earned a degree in sports science with an emphasis in sport management this May. He also minored in business administration.