|Title:||Associate Director of Athletic Communications|
|Organization:||Contact for Football (secondary), Women's Basketball, Men's & Women's Heavyweight & Lightweight Crew, Men's Tennis, Skiing|
|Previous College:||Massachusetts '09|
Promoted to associate director of athletic communications in June 2015, Allison Miller currently serves as the primary contact for women's basketball, men's and women's heavyweight and lightweight crew, men's and women's tennis and skiing. Miller also serves as the secondary contact for football, handling all player interviews. Miller arrived in Cambridge in 2013.
In the fall of 2014, Miller aided the office of athletic communications as the team hosted ESPN's College GameDay. The national show was televised live from Dillon Quad prior to Harvard's home game against Yale in the 131st playing of The Game on Nov. 22, 2014. This marked only the second time an Ivy League school has hosted the premiere weekly college football show.
Prior to her arrival at Harvard, Miller worked as an assistant director of athletic communications at Rutgers University. While with the Scarlet Knights, the Smithfield, Rhode Island native worked with the men's basketball, women's basketball, women's soccer, women's lacrosse, softball and crew teams. Miller was promoted to assistant director after spending two years as an athletic communications assistant.
During her tenure “On the Banks,” Miller produced media guides, press releases and game notes, while successfully pitching story ideas and staffing home events. She produced the basketball programs and played a key role in growing new social media platforms for athletics via Facebook and Twitter. She also managed the student and assistant work staff.
A 2009 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Massachusetts, Miller earned a degree in sports management with a minor in education as an honors program student. Miller worked in the Minutemen’s media relations department as an undergrad, where she assisted in the coverage of football, men’s hockey, men’s and women's basketball, and men’s and women’s lacrosse and was the primary media contact for the women’s rowing and men’s and women’s cross country and track teams.