Wednesday, September 28 from 8-9:30AM
California Lutheran University, Preus-Brandt Forum
60 West Olsen Road., Thousand Oaks, CA
Free parking for visitors is in Lot G (view parking map)
College: Tennessee State
NFL Year: 17
Rams Year: 14
Artis Twyman is in his fifth year as senior director of communications. In this position, Twyman oversees the media relations staff and directs the Rams’ communication efforts.
The 2016 season will be Twyman’s 14th season with the Rams. He previously served three seasons as the team’s director of media relations after spending six years as assistant director of football media.
Prior to joining the Rams in 2003, Twyman spent two years as public relations assistant for the Seattle Seahawks. He broke into the NFL in 2001 as a public relations intern for the expansion Houston Texans. From 1995-2001, he worked in the Tennessee State University Public Relations Department serving in many capacities, including three years as public information officer.
In 2012, Twyman was one of only two public relations officials throughout the 32-team league chosen to work the Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii. He also received this honor in 2011, 2009, 2008 and 2006. Twyman also was part of the public relations staffs for the 2007 and 2010 NFC Championship games, as well as Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans, La. and Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego, Calif., and Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz.
Twyman served as a board member for the Diversity Awareness Partnership, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the St. Louis region around issues of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Twyman earned his undergraduate degree in speech communications from Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tenn., and a master’s degree in mass communications from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.
He is married to Nicole and they have a son, Amari, and a daughter, Jaye.
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