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TJ Budd Named Sports Information Director

CENTRAL, S.C. - The Southern Wesleyan University (SWU) Department of Athletics and Director of Athletics Chris Williams is pleased to announce the hiring of TJ Budd as the Sports Information Director for the Warriors.

“I would like to thank Chris Williams, Dr. Joe Brockington and Dr. Todd Voss for this wonderful opportunity," said Budd.  "I believe strongly that Southern Wesleyan is moving forward in a positive direction as an institution and as an athletic department.  I am excited and honored to be chosen for this position and I look forward to becoming part of the team.  God has blessed Hannah and me and we look forward to serving and sharing in the SWU community.”

Budd comes to SWU from Asbury University in Wilmore, Ky. where he spent the last five years in the same capacity.  He previously worked at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics in China and has experience working as an online journalist and radio sports director, while also bringing an extensive background working in radio and television.

At Asbury, Budd was responsible for the running of the sports information department in all capacities for the 15 intercollegiate varsity programs for the Eagles.  The website for athletic department at Asbury was voted the best in-house site in the NAIA in 2012.

Budd graduated from Asbury in 2008 with a B.A. in Media Communications and is currently working on his Graduate Degree in Sports Administration at Liberty University.

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