Charlie Healy is in his first year as an assistant director of athletic communications after joining West Virginia in August of 2015. He is the primary media contact for the baseball, men’s soccer and men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs.
Healy comes to WVU after two years as a media relations assistant at the University of Kentucky, where he was the primary contact for the volleyball, gymnastics, men’s and women’s swimming and diving and women’s tennis teams. Healy also served as a beat writer for UK’s baseball and softball teams for the “Cat Scratches” blog, including for the softball team’s run to the Women’s College World Series in 2014.
Prior to his time at Kentucky, Healy spent the 2012-13 season with the University of Oklahoma, working as the primary athletic communications contact for the men’s gymnastics and rowing teams and the secondary contact for the men’s basketball team. He also served as the primary contact for the soccer and baseball teams on a temporary basis and assisted with the daily communication efforts for the football team.
Healy was as an athletic communications assistant at the University of Wisconsin from 2011-12. In addition to working as the primary contact for the men’s, women’s and lightweight rowing programs, Healy worked with the UW men’s and women’s hockey teams, serving as a video host and producing highlight and feature videos. He also contributed to Varsity Magazine, UW’s weekly digital magazine, and was the communication department’s video coordinator.
As a student at Wisconsin, Healy served as a member of the video staff, filming and editing feature, promotional and highlight videos for the Badgers. Healy also worked with the women’s hockey team during their national championship run in 2011.
A native of Winnetka, Illinois, Healy graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2011 with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and history.