June 16, 2004
Matt Harris, a sales and broadcasting executive at WYFX/WRCY radio, has been named Athletic Ticket Manager at Butler University. He'll begin his duties in Butler's athletic department on June 22.
In his new position with the Bulldogs, Harris will assist with the development and implementation of season ticket plans and group sales to Butler athletic events. He'll handle all game day ticketing responsibilities, and he'll work closely with Butler's office of Sports Marketing and Promotions to strengthen community relations and outreach.
Harris, a 2002 Butler graduate, has worked in sales and marketing at WYFX/WRCY in Mt. Vernon for the past year. During his term, the station added both clients and advertising revenue. He also served as a production assistant at Pathway Productions in Indianapolis (May 2002-January 2003), and he gained experience as an intern at WSYW in Indianapolis (1999).
A telecommunications arts major at Butler, Harris received the Outstanding Service Award for Excellence in Radio Broadcasting as an undergraduate. He was a student manager for Butler's women's basketball team for two years, and he was the play-by-play announcer for Butler women's basketball on WRBU. He completed his bachelor's degree in three and a half years.