Amy Barry joined the Harvard Athletic Department as an Athletic Communications Assistant in August 2013. Barry assists in the production, promotion and publicity of all 42 Crimson athletic programs, while serving as the primary contact for men’s and women’s fencing, coed sailing, women’s sailing, women’s tennis and men’s volleyball.
During the 2013-14 athletic year, Barry produced record books, postseason guides, game notes, press releases and videos, while staffing home events. She created the women’s tennis and men’s volleyball programs, while helping in the production of the football and lacrosse programs. Barry traveled to the NCAA first round with the women’s soccer team and ‘The Game’ against Yale with the football team. She also played an intricate role in growing social media platforms
No stranger to Harvard, Barry interned with the Office of Athletic Communications for the previous two spring and winter seasons, where she contributed to the production of a variety of teams. In addition to day-to-day and game-day tasks, Barry assisted at the 2012 Men’s Lacrosse Championships hosted by Harvard at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass.
Barry, who hails from Manchester, N.H., worked as Sports Information Director of the Boston Blades professional women's hockey team for the 2012-13 season. As media liaison, she produced various communication materials including media guides, games notes, press releases while also keeping statistics at all of the Blades contests.
A 2012 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Salem State University, Barry earned a B.S. in communications with a minor in business. She worked in the university's athletic office where she assisted with the promotion of athletic events and marketing strategies for camps and clinics. Barry was also a member of the women’s basketball team and captained the squad for two seasons.
Barry, who resides in Allston, Mass., is currently finishing her master’s degree in sports journalism at Southern New Hampshire University.